[wee-juh or, often, -jee] /ˈwi dʒə or, often, -dʒi/
a device consisting of a small board, or planchette, on legs that rest on a larger board marked with words, letters of the alphabet, etc., and that by moving over the larger board and touching the words, letters, etc., while the fingers of spiritualists, mediums, or others rest lightly upon it, is employed to answer questions, give messages, etc.
1891, a trademark name (originally by Kennard Novelty Co., Baltimore, Md.), compounded from French oui + German ja, both meaning “yes.”
[ooj-dah] /udʒˈdɑ/ noun 1. a city in NE Morocco. /uːdʒˈdɑː/ noun 1. a city in NE Morocco, near the border with Algeria: frontier post. Pop: 454 000 (2003)
[oh-loo, ou-; Finnish oh-loo] /ˈoʊ lu, ˈaʊ-; Finnish ˈoʊ lʊ/ noun 1. a city in W Finland, on the Gulf of Bothnia. 2. a river in central Finland, flowing NE to the Gulf of Bothnia. About 65 miles (105 km) long. /ˈɔulu/ noun 1. an industrial city and port in W Finland, on the Gulf […]
[oh-loo-yahr-vee, ou-; Finnish oh-loo-yar-vi] /ˈoʊ luˌyɑr vi, ˈaʊ-; Finnish ˈoʊ lʊˌyær vɪ/ noun 1. a lake in central Finland, draining through the Oulu River to the Gulf of Bothnia.
/ˈəʊmɑː/ noun (South African) 1. grandmother, esp in titular use with surname 2. (slang) any elderly woman