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See also: TAD, Tad, TAd, täd, tað, -tad, and TA'd

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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

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit


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 and accusative singular of ta (that)

PronounEdit

tad

  1. neuter nominative and 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.