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ju

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To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism—this is the art of living.
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Albanian

Pronoun

ju

  1. you (pl.)

Dutch

Interjection

ju

  1. said to a horse to make it start moving

Esperanto

Particle

ju

  1. the; used with des and either pli (more) or malpli (less) to form the second half of a coordinated comparative.
    • 1903, Ben Elmy, “La Lingvo de la floroj”, in The Esperantist: The Esperanto Gazette for the Spreading of the International Language, page 138,
      Ju pli ni studas la florojn, des pli ni konstatas, ke multe da ili posedas nesuspektitajn lertecojn, kiujn apud besto ni volonte nomus instinkto au еĉ prudento.
      “The more we study the flowers, the more we establish that many of them possess unexpected abilities, which in an animal we would willingly call instinct or even foresight.”

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Japanese

Noun

ju

  1. , alternative transcription of じゅう:

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

ju

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, , , , or .

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Swedish

Pronunciation

Adverb

ju

  1. Used to indicate an expectation of common understanding, or that what is said is an obvious fact.
    Bussen går ju klockan tre.
    The bus leaves at three o' clock. (with an expectation that the second party in the conversation is aware of the fact)

ju...desto

  1. The...the (when comparing)
    Ju större, desto bättre.
    The larger, the better.

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