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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

tabu (plural tabus)

  1. Alternative spelling of taboo

VerbEdit

tabu (third-person singular simple present tabus, present participle tabuing, simple past and past participle tabued)

  1. Alternative spelling of taboo

AnagramsEdit


ComancheEdit

NounEdit

tabu

  1. rabbit

CzechEdit

NounEdit

tabu n

  1. taboo

Related termsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English taboo, Tongan tapu

NounEdit

tabu

  1. taboo

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic *tabu. Cognate with Maori tapu, Hawaiian kapu.

AdjectiveEdit

tabu

  1. forbidden

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑbu/, [ˈt̪ɑbu]

NounEdit

tabu

  1. taboo

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tabu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative tabu tabut
genitive tabun tabujen
partitive tabua tabuja
illative tabuun tabuihin
singular plural
nominative tabu tabut
accusative nom. tabu tabut
gen. tabun
genitive tabun tabujen
partitive tabua tabuja
inessive tabussa tabuissa
elative tabusta tabuista
illative tabuun tabuihin
adessive tabulla tabuilla
ablative tabulta tabuilta
allative tabulle tabuille
essive tabuna tabuina
translative tabuksi tabuiksi
instructive tabuin
abessive tabutta tabuitta
comitative tabuineen

CompoundsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tabu (not comparable)

  1. (predicative only) taboo
    Das ist tabu.
    That’s taboo.

Usage notesEdit

  • The adjective is not used attributively (for which tabuisiert or compounds with Tabu are used).

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • tabu in Duden online

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

tābū

  1. ablative supine of tābeō

LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English taboo, from Tongan tapu.

NounEdit

tabù m

  1. taboo

DeclensionEdit

Indeclinable.


PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Tongan tapu (prohibited).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tabu n (indeclinable)

  1. taboo

Further readingEdit

  • tabu in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -u

NounEdit

tabu m (plural tabus)

  1. taboo (cultural inhibition or ban)

AdjectiveEdit

tabu (plural tabu, comparable)

  1. taboo (culturally forbidden from use, approach or mention)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

English taboo.

NounEdit

tabu m (Cyrillic spelling табу)

  1. taboo

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Polynesian *tapu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tabu n

  1. taboo

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tabu in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

tabu n

  1. taboo

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tabu 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tabu tabut tabun tabuna
Genitive tabus tabuts tabuns tabunas

VolapükEdit