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tartar

See also: Tartar

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Via Middle English, via Medieval Latin from Medieval Greek τάρταρον (tártaron), probably from Arabic[Arabic?].

NounEdit

tartar (countable and uncountable, plural tartars)

  1. A red compound deposited during wine making; mostly potassium hydrogen tartrate - a source of cream of tartar.
  2. A hard yellow deposit on the teeth.
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Etymology 2Edit

From figurative use of Tartar

  1. (dated) A fearsome or angrily violent person.

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FinnishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tartar (not comparable)

  1. tartare
    • tartar-pihvi = steak tartare

DeclensionEdit

Not declined.

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Old IrishEdit

VerbEdit

·tartar

  1. passive singular present subjunctive perfective prototonic of do·beir

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·tartar ·thartar ·tartar
pronounced with /-d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.