ज + vowels

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Let us look at ज combined with each of these vowels: अ आ इ ई उ ऊ ऋ ए ऐ ओ औ अं

ज् + अ  = ज जब  – when (see the episode: कब or जब – when? or when. (1/6/2009))

ज् + आ =  जा जान – life/soul; dear one

ज् + इ = जि  जितना – as much/many as

ज् + ई = जी  जी- word of respect used after names.  Also you can use it in the phrases जी नहीं and जी हाँ as a polite way of saying ‘no’ and ‘yes’.

ज् + उ = जु  जुदा – separate

ज् + ऊ =  जू    जूता (m) – shoe; pair of shoes

ज् + ऋ  = जृ

ज् + ए =  जे  जेब (f) pocket  (related word:  जेबकतरा (m) pickpocket)

ज् + ऐ =   जै  जैसा of such a kind, like;

ज् + ओ = जो  जो who, which

ज् + औ =  जौ  जौहरी (m) jeweller

ज् + अं = जं  जंगल (m) jungle

जैसा करोगे,  वैसा पाओगे

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