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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

tanga (plural tangas)

  1. Any of various former Asian coins, including: a coin of Portuguese India equal to 1/10th of a Rupee, a gold coin of India issued by various Muslim rulers, a silver coin of India, also issued by Muslim rulers, a former silver coin of Tibet.
    • 1810, Richard Haklvyt, Hakluyt's Collection of the Early Voyages, Travels, and DIscoveries of the English Nation- Volume 2, page 410:
      The larines are woorth by just value basaruchies 93 and 3 fourth parts, and 4 larines make a seraphine of siluer, which is 5 tangas of good money, and these also haue serafagion of 6, 7, 8, 10, vntil 16, by the 100, for when the ships depart for the North, to say, for Chaul, Diu, Cambaia, or Bassaim, all cary of the same, because it is money more currant then any other.
    • 1841, The Literary Gazette and Journal of the Belles Lettres, page 136:
      The first and largest item is, the purchase of a wife, 25 rupees. Culinary and other utensils.--Bedding, 6 rupees; antimony for the lady's eyes, 3 tangas : an iron boiler, 2 rupees; a wooden bowl and spoons, 3 tangas; ....
    • 1875, Report of a Mission to Yarkund in 1873, under command of Sir T[homas] D. Forsyth, page 73:
      The prices range from 120 tangas = Rupees 25 to 400 tangas = Rupees 80.
    • 1996, Jonathan L. Lee, The "Ancient Supremacy":, →ISBN:
      Three-sevenths, or 300,000 tangas (100,000 Kabul rupees) were remitted to the Amir as tribute, whilst the remaining sum, 400,000 tangas (Rs. 133,333), was retained by the wali for his own expenses.
    • 2003, Ahmad Hasan Dani & Vadim Mikhaĭlovich Masson, History of Civilizations of Central Asia, →ISBN:
      The Samarkand tangas were initially 916 carats, and then rose to 960 carats. Lower-carat tangas were issued in Balkh (875 carats, 916 carats) and in Tashkent. Nevertheless, even the tangas issued under Iskandar Khan are referred to in documentary sources as 'pure'.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

 
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tanga (plural tangas)

  1. A bikini bottom composed of two triangular panels connected by strings at the side

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • (General Cebuano) IPA(key): /ˈtaŋa/
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: ta‧nga

NounEdit

tanga

  1. a scorpion

Pronunciation 2Edit

  • (General Cebuano) IPA(key): /taˈŋaʔ/
  • Rhymes: -aʔ
  • Hyphenation: ta‧nga

AdjectiveEdit

tanga

  1. bumbling
  2. careless; thoughtless
  3. slow; of reduced intellectual capacity; not quick to comprehend
  4. absent-minded

VerbEdit

tanga

  1. to bumble
  2. to be careless
  3. to be slow to comprehend
  4. to be absent-minded

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:tanga.


ChamorroEdit

VerbEdit

tanga

  1. to desire something, to crave.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish tanga.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tanga m (plural tangas)

  1. G-string, thong (underwear)

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


HiligaynonEdit

NounEdit

tánga

  1. cockroach

VerbEdit

tangâ

  1. to raise one's eyes

HungarianEdit

IcelandicEdit

ItalianEdit

MwaniEdit

NounEdit

tanga class 5 (plural matanga)

  1. sail

Northern Catanduanes BicolanoEdit

NounEdit

tanga

  1. ant

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

tanga m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of tang

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: tan‧ga

NounEdit

tanga f (plural tangas)

  1. loincloth (garment that covers the crotch)
  2. a very small bikini

VerbEdit

tanga

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of tangar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of tangar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Tupian language.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtanɡa/, [ˈt̪ãŋɡa]
  • Hyphenation: tan‧ga

NounEdit

tanga m (plural tangas)

  1. G-string, thong

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tangá

  1. gullible
  2. idiotic
  3. (usually derogatory, vulgar) stupid; foolish
    Mukha kang tanga!
    You look foolish!

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

tanga

  1. an idiot
  2. (usually derogatory, vulgar) a stupid person; a fool
    Hoy, tanga!
    Hey, fool!

TurkishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tanga (definite accusative tangayı, plural tangalar)

  1. thong

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative tanga
Definite accusative tangayı
Singular Plural
Nominative tanga tangalar
Definite accusative tangayı tangaları
Dative tangaya tangalara
Locative tangada tangalarda
Ablative tangadan tangalardan
Genitive tanganın tangaların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular tangam tangalarım
2nd singular tangan tangaların
3rd singular tangası tangaları
1st plural tangamız tangalarımız
2nd plural tanganız tangalarınız
3rd plural tangaları tangaları

UmbunduEdit

VerbEdit

-tanga (infinitive okutanga)

  1. to study
  2. to read

ConjugationEdit