Meaning of tej in English:


Pronunciation /tɛdʒ/


mass noun
  • A kind of honey wine or mead, the national drink of Ethiopia.

    ‘Honey wine, called tej, is a drink reserved for special occasions.’
    • ‘Now I know that their staple food is njera and that the local tipple, tej, is made from honey.’
    • ‘Tej is one of the special elixirs only available in Ethiopia.’
    • ‘Tej is a wine made from fermented honey and a special kind of hops called gesho.’


Probably Amharic.