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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

1877, ‘young or small child’, probably a shortened form of tadpole. The extended meaning ‘small amount’ is first recorded 1915.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tæd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æd

NounEdit

tad (plural tads)

  1. (informal) A small amount; a little bit.
    Could you lean the picture to the left just a tad more?
  2. (US, slang, dated) A street boy; an urchin.

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BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *tad, from Proto-Celtic *tatos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tad m (plural tadoù)

  1. father
    ma zadmy father
    da dadyour father

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CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: tad

NounEdit

tad

  1. the cigar wrasse (Cheilio inermis)

LatvianEdit

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

tad

  1. toad

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tad

  1. (demonstrative) neuter nominative/accusative singular of ta (that)

PronounEdit

tad

  1. neuter nominative/accusative singular of ta (it)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tȁd (Cyrillic spelling та̏д)

  1. then, at that time

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *tad, from Proto-Celtic *tatos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tad m (plural tadau)

  1. father

Coordinate termsEdit

  • mab (son)
  • mam (mother)
  • merch (daughter)

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tad dad nhad thad
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.