[juh-mahy-muh] /dʒəˈmaɪ mə/
a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “dove.”.
fem. personal name, biblical daughter of Job, from Hebrew Yemimah, literally “dove” (cf. Arabic yamama). The Aunt Jemima ready-mix food product in U.S. dates from 1889.
dove, the eldest of Job’s three daughters born after his time of trial (Job 42:14).
[jem-ee] /ˈdʒɛm i/ British verb (used with object), jemmied, jemmying. 1. 1 . noun, plural jemmies. 2. 1 . 3. Slang. an overcoat. 4. the baked head of a sheep. /ˈdʒɛmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. a short steel crowbar used, esp by burglars, for forcing doors and windows verb -mies, -mying, -mied 2. (transitive) to […]
[zhuhn, ruhn] /ʒʌn, rʌn/ noun, (in Chinese philosophy) 1. a compassionate love for humanity or for the world as a whole.
[yey-nah] /ˈyeɪ nɑ/ noun 1. a city in central Germany: Napoleon decisively defeated the Prussians here in 1806. /German ˈjeːna/ noun 1. a city in E central Germany, in Thuringia: university (1558), at which Hegel and Schiller taught; site of the battle (1806) in which Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Prussians; optical and precision instrument industry. […]
[zhuh nuh se kwa] /ʒənə sɛ ˈkwa/ noun, French. 1. an indefinable, elusive quality, especially a pleasing one: She has a certain je ne sais quoi that charms everybody. /ʒənsekwa/ noun 1. an indefinable quality, esp of personality n. “an inexpressible something,” French, literally “I do not know what.” [T]hey are troubled with the je-ne-scay-quoy, […]