See also: tnṯ and t-nt

EnglishEdit

 
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NounEdit

TNT (plural TNTs)

  1. Initialism of trinitrotoluene. (an explosive substance used in blasting)
  2. (informal) dynamite
  3. (Philippines, informal) An illegal immigrant.
    • 2009, Joaquin Jay Gonzalez, Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement, NYU Press (→ISBN), page 24:
      These illegal immigrants are popularly known as “TNTs,” or tago ng tago (literally, “hide and hide”). Some married American citizens to legalize their stay, while others paid for “green card” marriages.

Proper nounEdit

TNT

  1. Initialism of Turner Network Television, a U.S. television channel

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /te.ɛn.te/
  • (file)

NounEdit

TNT f (plural TNT)

  1. (television) Initialism of television numérique terrestre. — digital OTA (digital over-the-air television)

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English TNT

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) ティーエヌティ [tìíénútíꜜì] (Nakadaka – [5])
  • IPA(key): [tʲiːe̞nɯ̟ᵝtʲiː]

NounEdit

TNT(ティーエヌティー) (tīenutī

  1. Abbreviation of トリニトロトルエン (torinitorotoruen, trinitrotoluene).

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of tago nang tago

NounEdit

TNT

  1. (informal) an illegal immigrant
    • 2003, Ligaya Tiamson- Rubin, Angono, Rizal: Mga talang pangwika at pangkasaysayan (→ISBN)
      Ang TNT ay iyong mga nagturista sa ibang bansa, hindi babalik sa itinakdang araw, maglalagi na doon at tago na nang tago o nagti-TNT. Tinatawag din silang NPA (no permanent address). May mga tinatawag na paper worker o mga TNT na ...
    • 2006, Lito Casaje, Mga premyadong dula
      Pero hindi ko sinasabing citizens o immigrants lang, pati mga TNT. Dahil siguro sa psychological trauma due to their illegal stay. Kasi nga, ang problema, kahit gustuhin nilang umuwi ng Pilipinas, hindi sila makauwi dahil hindi naman nila ...
    • 1987, National Mid-week
      Bukod sa mga masasamang kontrata at ilegal na rekruter, naririy an ang mga TNT, o tago nang tago. Mar ami sa mga entertainer at prosti ang may dalang visa na estudyante, propesyonal, o tuns ta. Dito sa huling klase ng mga migrant worker ...