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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Maori.

NounEdit

tangi (plural tangis)

  1. Synonym of tangihanga
    • 1906, The District Court and Magistrate's Court Reports
      He goes on to say that the Government, The Maori Sanitary Councils, and the Native Land Court have endeavoured to prevent Maori tangis lasting for more than three or four days []

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tangi m (genitive singular tanga, nominative plural tangar)

  1. spit, narrow peninsula
    Synonym: nes

DeclensionEdit


ItalianEdit

KapingamarangiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taŋis (compare Malay tangis), from Proto-Austronesian *Caŋis.

VerbEdit

tangi

  1. (intransitive) to cry (to weep)

KavalanEdit

AdverbEdit

tangi

  1. now
  2. today

LatinEdit

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taŋis (compare Malay tangis), from Proto-Austronesian *Caŋis.

VerbEdit

tangi

  1. (intransitive) to cry (to weep)

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

tangi m

  1. tang, cape (point of land)

ReferencesEdit

  • tangi in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

tangi

  1. first-person singular preterite of tanger

RarotonganEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taŋis (compare Malay tangis), from Proto-Austronesian *Caŋis.

VerbEdit

tangi

  1. (intransitive) to cry (to weep)

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English tank.

NounEdit

tangi (ma class, plural matangi)

  1. tank, reservoir (container)