Fijian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Central Pacific *taa, from Proto-Oceanic *taʀaq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taʀaq, from Proto-Austronesian *taʀaq.

Verb edit

  1. to chop (with knife or axe)

Latvian edit

Pronoun edit

  1. of that; genitive singular masculine of tas (IPA(key): [tāː])
  2. that; nominative singular feminine of tas (IPA(key): [tàː])

Adverb edit

  1. thus, so, like that (IPA(key): [tâː])

Mandarin edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Romanization edit

(ta1, Zhuyin ㄊㄚ)

  1. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  2. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  3. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  4. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  5. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  6. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  7. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  8. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  9. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  10. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  11. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  12. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  13. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  14. Hanyu Pinyin reading of

Maori edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Polynesian *taa, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taRaq, from Proto-Austronesian *taRaq.

Verb edit

  1. to dump, strike, beat, thump, throw down, tackle
  2. to apply tattoo
  3. to carve, cut, etch, fashion

Niuean edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Polynesian *taa, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taRaq, from Proto-Austronesian *taRaq.

Verb edit

  1. to strike
  2. to kill
  3. to adze
  4. to build
  5. to cast (a spear or a dart)
  6. to wield

Pali edit

Alternative forms edit

Adjective edit

  1. feminine nominative/accusative plural of ta (those)

Pronoun edit

 f

  1. (demonstrative) that
  2. they, them

Rapa Nui edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Polynesian *ta. Cognates include Hawaiian and Maori .

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaː/
  • Hyphenation:

Verb edit

  1. (transitive) to tattoo

References edit

  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[1], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 29

Samoan edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Polynesian *ta, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taRaq, from Proto-Austronesian *taRaq.

Verb edit

  1. to strike, hit (of blow)
  2. fell, cut down; (of timber)
  3. to adze, chip into shape, hew (of adze)
  4. to apply, put on (of tattoo)

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kita, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kita.

Pronoun edit

  1. First person dual inclusive
    we (you and I only)

See also edit

Tokelauan edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtaː]
  • Hyphenation:

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Polynesian *ta. Cognates include Samoan .

Pronoun edit

  1. we two (inclusive)
See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-Polynesian *ta. Cognates include Hawaiian and Samoan .

Noun edit

  1. strike, blow

Verb edit

(plural tatā)

  1. (transitive) to hit, strike
  2. (transitive) to chop down
  3. (transitive) to kill
  4. (transitive) to build (a house or a canoe)
  5. (transitive) to play (a musical instrument)
  6. (transitive) to cut off (some flesh)
  7. (transitive) to fish for (a school of fish)
  8. (transitive) to wash (clothes)
  9. (transitive, + ki) to tie (a rope) around

References edit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[2], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 336