[yah-see; Romanian yahsh] /ˈyɑ si; Romanian yɑʃ/
a city in NE Romania.
[mol-dey-vee-uh, -vyuh] /mɒlˈdeɪ vi ə, -vyə/
a region in NE Romania: formerly a principality that united with Wallachia to form Romania.
Official name Moldova. Formerly Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic. a republic in SE Europe: formed in 1940 from the former republic of Moldavia and the ceded Romanian territory of Bessarabia. 13,100 sq. mi. (33,929 sq. km).
the German name for Iaşi
another name for Moldova
a former principality of E Europe, consisting of the basins of the Rivers Prut and Dniester: the E part (Bessarabia) became Moldova; the W part remains a province of Romania
Latinized form of Moldova.
[jaht, jawt] /dʒɑt, dʒɔt/ noun 1. a member of an Indo-Aryan people living mainly in northwestern India. In early times they offered vigorous resistance to the Muslim invaders of India. /dʒɑːt/ noun (pl) Jat, Jats 1. a member of an Indo-European people widely dispersed throughout N India
[jah-tuh-kuh] /ˈdʒɑ tə kə/ noun, Buddhism. 1. a collection of fables, many concerning former lives of the Buddha.
- Jataka tales
/ˈdʒɑːtəkə/ plural noun 1. a body of literature comprising accounts of previous lives of the Buddha
[jah-tee] /ˈdʒɑ ti/ noun, Hinduism. 1. (def 2). noun a Hindu caste system; also, any of the subcastes of this system Word Origin Sanskrit ‘birth’