See also: Tabu, tabú, tabù, and tabū

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


AfarEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʌbu/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧bu

NounEdit

tábu m 

  1. transition

ReferencesEdit

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis), page 57

ComancheEdit

NounEdit

tabu

  1. rabbit

CzechEdit

 
Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tabu n

  1. taboo

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • tabu in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • tabu in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English taboo, Tongan tapu

NounEdit

tabu

  1. taboo

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central-Pacific *tabu, from Proto-Oceanic *tabu, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *tambu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *tambu. Cognate with Maori tapu, Hawaiian kapu.

AdjectiveEdit

tabu

  1. forbidden

FinnishEdit

 
Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑbu/, [ˈt̪ɑbu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑbu
  • Syllabification: ta‧bu

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
Possessive forms of tabu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person tabuni tabumme
2nd person tabusi tabunne
3rd person tabunsa

CompoundsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /taˈbuː/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

tabu (indeclinable, predicative only)

  1. 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
  • tabu” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

HungarianEdit

 
Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From English taboo.[1] Ultimately from Tongan tapu.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɒbu]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧bu
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NounEdit

tabu

  1. taboo

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative tabu tabuk
accusative tabut tabukat
dative tabunak tabuknak
instrumental tabuval tabukkal
causal-final tabuért tabukért
translative tabuvá tabukká
terminative tabuig tabukig
essive-formal tabuként tabukként
essive-modal
inessive tabuban tabukban
superessive tabun tabukon
adessive tabunál tabuknál
illative tabuba tabukba
sublative tabura tabukra
allative tabuhoz tabukhoz
elative tabuból tabukból
delative taburól tabukról
ablative tabutól tabuktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
tabué tabuké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
tabuéi tabukéi
Possessive forms of tabu
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tabum tabuim
2nd person sing. tabud tabuid
3rd person sing. tabuja tabui
1st person plural tabunk tabuink
2nd person plural tabutok tabuitok
3rd person plural tabujuk tabuik

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ tabu in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • tabu in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

IndonesianEdit

 
Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From English taboo, from Tongan tapu (prohibited, sacred), from Proto-Polynesian *tapu, from Proto-Oceanic *tabu, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *tambu.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtabu/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧bu

NounEdit

tabu (first-person possessive tabuku, second-person possessive tabumu, third-person possessive tabunya)

  1. taboo

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


LithuanianEdit

 
Lithuanian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia lt

EtymologyEdit

From English taboo, from Tongan tapu.

NounEdit

tabù m

  1. taboo

DeclensionEdit

Indeclinable.


PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English taboo, from Tongan tapu (prohibited).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tabu n (indeclinable)

  1. taboo

Further readingEdit

  • tabu in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tabu in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

 
Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ta‧bu
  • 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)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French tabou

NounEdit

tabu n (plural tabuuri)

  1. taboo

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

 
Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sh

EtymologyEdit

English taboo.

NounEdit

tabu m (Cyrillic spelling табу)

  1. taboo

SlovakEdit

 
Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Polynesian *tapu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tabu n

  1. taboo

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tabu in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

SwedishEdit

 
Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Tongan tapu.

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

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tabu (not comparable)

  1. taboo

Usage notesEdit

As adjective only used predicatively.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


TernateEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tabu (Jawi تابو‎)

  1. (transitive) to shoot, fire
    tabu si usperato fire the gun

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of tabu
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st totabu fotabu mitabu
2nd notabu nitabu
3rd Human otabum, motabuf itabu, yotabu
Non-human itabu itabu, yotabu
* m - masculine, f - feminine, - archaic

ReferencesEdit

  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

tabu

  1. predicative singular of tab