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See also JA, -ja, -jä, , and

English

Adverb

ja (not comparable)
  1. (informal) yes
  2. (South Africa) yes
  3. NATO country code for Japan
  4. The code of ISO 639-1 alpha-2 for Japanese language
  5. The short form of Jamaica
  6. Central Union of Agricultural Cooperatives, in Japan
  7. B&H Airlines, IATA airline designator

Afrikaans

Adverb

ja

  1. yes

Amuzgo

Adjective

ja

  1. heavy

Pronoun

ja

  1. I

Bosnian

Adverb

ja

  1. (informal) I
    "Ja sam ucio" — "I have studied"
  2. (informal) me
    "Ovo sam ja na fotografiji" — "This is me in the photo"

Catalan

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ca:Template:lang:la derivations]] iam.

Adverb

ja

  1. already

Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *(j)a, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronoun

  1. I
    Ja sam učio. — I have studied.
  2. me
    Ovo sam ja. — This is me.

Declension


Danish

Adverb

ja

  1. yes

Antonyms

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Adverb

ja (invariable)

  1. yes
    "Ja!" riep hij luid toen er een doelpunt viel.
    "Yes!" he screamed loudly when they scored a goal.

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Antonyms


Esperanto

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:eo:Template:lang:de derivations]] ja.

Adverb

ja

  1. indeed

Estonian

Conjunction

ja

  1. and

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Faroese

Adverb

ja

  1. yes

Antonyms

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Finnish

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *ja, *jaχ (and); cf. Old High German ja, joh.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [jɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ja

Conjunction

ja

  1. (coordinating) and

Synonyms

  • sekä (used when enlisting things — not when joining clauses)

References

  • Häkkinen, Kaisa: Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja, WSOY, 2005.

German

Pronunciation

Adverb

ja [[Category:Template:lang:de adverbs|ja]]

  1. yes
    Willst du das? Ja. — “Do you want that? Yes.”
  2. urgently; certainly; definitely; surely; really; just
    Es kann ja nicht immer so bleiben. — “It definitely cannot always remain so.”
  3. of course; as you know
    Aber ja! — “But of course!”

Usage notes

  • (yes): Ja is used to indicate agreement with a positive statement. To contradict a negative statement (where English would use “yes”), doch is used instead.

Synonyms

Interjection

ja [[Category:Template:lang:de interjections|ja]]

  1. yes

Synonyms

Antonyms


Hungarian

Interjection

ja

  1. (informal) yep (indicates agreement, approval, or understanding)
  2. oh (indicates understanding something finally after a misunderstanding or confusion)

Japanese

Interjection

ja (hiragana じゃ)

  1. bye

Conjunction

ja (hiragana じゃ)

  1. (colloquial) so, then - used for connecting to his reasonable conclusion, supposition
  2. (colloquial) in the result of that

Lower Sorbian

Pronoun

ja

  1. I

Northern Sami

Conjunction

ja

  1. and

Norwegian

Adverb

ja

  1. yes

Antonyms

Related terms


Polish

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ja

  1. I

Declension

singular plural
nominative ja my
genitive mnie nas
dative mi nam
accusative mnie nas
instrumental mną nami
locative mnie nas

See also


Serbian

Adverb

ja

  1. (informal) yeah, yes

Cyrillic spelling

Pronoun

ja sg. (plural: mi)

  1. I

Cyrillic spelling


Silesian

Adverb

ja

  1. yes

Antonyms


Slovak

Pronoun

ja

  1. I (first person singular)

See also


Slovene

Adverb

ja

  1. yes (word used to indicate agreement or acceptance)


This Slovene entry was created from the translations listed at yes. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see ja in the Slovene Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Spanish

Interjection

ja

  1. Representation of laughter, ha
    Also used repeatedly:
    • jaja, jajaja

Swahili

Verb

ja

  1. To come.

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adverb

ja

  1. yes

Antonyms

Related terms


Tswana

Verb

ja

  1. To eat.

Tz'utujil

Article

ja

  1. the

Alternative spellings


Upper Sorbian

Pronoun

ja

  1. I

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