See also: Taku and tāku

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

taku

  1. Rōmaji transcription of たく

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

taku f

  1. accusative singular form of taka
  2. instrumental singular form of taka
  3. genitive plural form of taka

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *taʻaku. Compare Hawaiian kaʻu.

PronounEdit

taku

  1. my

Usage notesEdit

This is the neutral form for referring to a single possessed item. This form is not governed by the usual a / o distinction. This word must be followed by a noun.

DeclensionEdit


QuechuaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

taku

  1. rough
  2. resistant to getting drunk, having a high tolerance
  3. mixed, mixed up

See alsoEdit

NounEdit

taku

  1. red soil, iron(III) oxide

DeclensionEdit


SakizayaEdit

NounEdit

taku

  1. lake; pond; pool

TokelauanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *te-qa-ku. Cognates include Hawaiian kaʻu and Samoan la'u.

DeterminerEdit

taku

  1. (inalienable, definite) my
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *taku. Cognates include Maori taku and Samoan ta'u.

VerbEdit

taku

  1. (intransitive) to tell
  2. (intransitive) to announce
  3. (transitive) to say, pronounce
  4. (transitive) to report
  5. (transitive) to confess
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 361