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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.

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

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

tahu

  1. tofu

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

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