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See also: Taxi and táxi

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Shortened from taximeter cab, taximeter (automatic meter that records distance and fare) from French taximètre, from German Taxameter (whence also English taxameter), coined from Medieval Latin taxa (tax, charge).[1]

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NounEdit

taxi (plural taxis or taxies)

  1. A vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public, driven by a taxi driver.
  2. (South Africa) A share taxi.

SynonymsEdit

  • (vehicle hired for single journeys): cab
  • (vehicle hired for single journeys): taxicab (from taximeter cabriolet)

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VerbEdit

taxi (third-person singular simple present taxies or sometimes taxis, present participle taxiing or sometimes taxying, simple past and past participle taxied)

  1. To move an aircraft around an airport under its own power.

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  1. ^ http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=taxi

AsturianEdit

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taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi (vehicle)

DanishEdit

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taxi c (definite singular taxien, indefinite plural taxier, definite plural taxierne)

  1. a taxi

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DutchEdit

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taxi m (plural taxi's, diminutive taxietje n)

  1. taxi

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taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi
  2. (by extension) taxi driver
  3. (by extension) helicopter or plane used for transport
  4. (military) act of transporting troops

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ItalianEdit

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taxi m (plural taxi)

  1. taxi

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JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English taxi.

NounEdit

taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi

LatinEdit

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taxī

  1. nominative plural of taxus
  2. genitive singular of taxus
  3. vocative plural of taxus

NorwegianEdit

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taxi

  1. taxi (only cars)

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  • drosje (also horse wagons, etc)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short form of taximetru

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taxi

  1. taxi

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi

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SwedishEdit

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taxi c

  1. taxi

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taxi m

  1. (nonstandard) taxi