See also: tahů and tahʉ

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tahu

  1. genitive/dative/vocative/locative singular of tah

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

tahu

  1. genitive singular of tahk

HopiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uto-Aztecan *tap.

NounEdit

tahu (plural tathu)

  1. tendon
  2. muscle
  3. (slang) Navajo

Derived termsEdit


IndonesianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Malay tahu, from Proto-Malayic *tahu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Chamic, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqu, from Proto-Austronesian *Caqu.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtau̯/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧hu

VerbEdit

tahu

  1. to know (to be certain or sure about (something))
  2. to know (to have knowledge of)
    Aku tidak tahu.I do not know.
  3. to know (to be aware of; to be cognizant of)
  4. to know (to have knowledge; to have information, be informed)
  5. (colloquial) to know (to experience)

Etymology 2Edit

 
Tahu

Borrowed from Hokkien 豆腐 (tāu-hū, “tofu, bean curd”), from Middle Chinese (dùw, “bean”) + (bjú, “rotten, fermented”). Doublet of tofu from Japanese 豆腐 (とうふ, tōfu, tofu, bean curd).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈta.hu/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧hu

NounEdit

tahu

  1. tofu, specifically (extra-)firm pressed fresh tofu.

Alternative formsEdit

  • tauhu (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore)

Related termsEdit

  • tofu (specifically soft or extra-soft unpressed fresh tofu)

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Talang Tuo inscription, 684AD. From Proto-Malayic *tahu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Chamic, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqu, from Proto-Austronesian *Caqu.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tahu (Jawi spelling تاهو‎)

  1. to know (be certain or sure about something)
  2. to know (have knowledge of)
    Aku tidak tahu.
    I do not know.

Derived termsEdit


Mori BawahEdit

VerbEdit

tahu

  1. (stative) to be over there, somewhere remote and at a higher elevation then the speaker and hearer

ReferencesEdit

  • The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar (2013, →ISBN, page 695-6