FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

  1. to chop (with knife or axe)

LatvianEdit

PronounEdit

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

AdverbEdit

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

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

RomanizationEdit

(Zhuyin ㄊㄚ)

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MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

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

NiueanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

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

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

PronounEdit

 f

  1. (demonstrative) that
  2. they, them

Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaː/
  • Hyphenation:

VerbEdit

  1. (transitive) to tattoo

ReferencesEdit

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

SamoanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

VerbEdit

  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 2Edit

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

PronounEdit

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

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TokelauanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaː/
  • Hyphenation:

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *ta. Cognates include Samoan .

PronounEdit

  1. we two (inclusive)
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Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

  1. strike, blow

VerbEdit

(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

ReferencesEdit

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