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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Argentine-Spanish tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language (compare Ibibio tamgu (to dance)).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtæŋɡəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtæŋɡoʊ/
  • (file)
Rhymes: -æŋɡəʊ

NounEdit

 
Argentine tango (dance)

tango (plural tangos or tangoes)

  1. A Standard ballroom dance in 4/4 time; or a social dance, the Argentine tango.
  2. A piece of music suited to such a dance.
  3. The letter T in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  4. (slang) enemy, used amongst special police forces, derived from the abbreviation of target using the NATO phonetic alphabet.
  5. A dark orange colour shade; deep tangerine
    tango colour:  

TranslationsEdit

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VerbEdit

tango (third-person singular simple present tangoes, present participle tangoing, simple past and past participle tangoed)

  1. To dance the tango.
  2. (slang, intransitive) To mingle or interact (with each other).
    • 2013, Kathy Casey, D'Lish Deviled Eggs (page 67)
      Creamy cheese, tangy-sweet peppers, and a hit of heat tango in this sexy deviled-egg combo.

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AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ta‧ngo

NounEdit

tango

  1. A tooth with a single cusp; a cuspid; a canine.
  2. A fang; a long, pointed canine tooth used for biting and tearing flesh or injecting venom.
  3. A tusk; one of a pair of elongated pointed teeth that extend outside the mouth of an animal such as a walrus, elephant or wild boar.

VerbEdit

tango

  1. To nod.

CzechEdit

NounEdit

tango n

  1. tango (Standard ballroom dance in 4/4 time; or a social dance, the Argentine tango)

DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish tango.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tanɡo/, [ˈtˢɑŋɡ̊o]

NounEdit

tango c (singular definite tangoen, plural indefinite tangoer)

  1. tango

InflectionEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑŋ.ɡoː/
  • Hyphenation: tan‧go

NounEdit

tango m (plural tango's)

  1. tango (Argentine-Uruguayan dance and musical style)

FinnishEdit

 
Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

EtymologyEdit

From Argentine-Spanish tango.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑŋːo/, [ˈt̪ɑŋːo̞]
  • Hyphenation: tan‧go

NounEdit

tango

  1. tango

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tango (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative tango tangot
genitive tangon tangojen
partitive tangoa tangoja
illative tangoon tangoihin
singular plural
nominative tango tangot
accusative nom. tango tangot
gen. tangon
genitive tangon tangojen
partitive tangoa tangoja
inessive tangossa tangoissa
elative tangosta tangoista
illative tangoon tangoihin
adessive tangolla tangoilla
ablative tangolta tangoilta
allative tangolle tangoille
essive tangona tangoina
translative tangoksi tangoiksi
instructive tangoin
abessive tangotta tangoitta
comitative tangoineen

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tango m (plural tangos)

  1. tango (dance)

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tango

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tangere

NounEdit

tango m (plural tanghi)

  1. tango

AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

tango

  1. Rōmaji transcription of たんご

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *tangō, nasal infix present from Proto-Indo-European *teh₂g-. Cognate with Ancient Greek τάσσω (tássō), τεταγών (tetagṓn)[1], Old English þaccian (to touch, pat). More at thack, thwack.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tangō (present infinitive tangere, perfect active tetigī, supine tāctum); third conjugation

  1. (transitive) I touch, grasp.
    Nōlī mē tangere.
    Don't touch me.
  2. (transitive) I reach, arrive at.
  3. (transitive) I attain to.
  4. (transitive) I move, affect.
  5. (transitive) I come home to.

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of tangō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tangō tangis tangit tangimus tangitis tangunt
imperfect tangēbam tangēbās tangēbat tangēbāmus tangēbātis tangēbant
future tangam tangēs tanget tangēmus tangētis tangent
perfect tetigī tetigistī tetigit tetigimus tetigistis tetigērunt, tetigēre
pluperfect tetigeram tetigerās tetigerat tetigerāmus tetigerātis tetigerant
future perfect tetigerō tetigeris tetigerit tetigerimus tetigeritis tetigerint
passive present tangor tangeris, tangere tangitur tangimur tangiminī tanguntur
imperfect tangēbar tangēbāris, tangēbāre tangēbātur tangēbāmur tangēbāminī tangēbantur
future tangar tangēris, tangēre tangētur tangēmur tangēminī tangentur
perfect tāctus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tāctus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tāctus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tangam tangās tangat tangāmus tangātis tangant
imperfect tangerem tangerēs tangeret tangerēmus tangerētis tangerent
perfect tetigerim tetigerīs tetigerit tetigerīmus tetigerītis tetigerint
pluperfect tetigissem tetigissēs tetigisset tetigissēmus tetigissētis tetigissent
passive present tangar tangāris, tangāre tangātur tangāmur tangāminī tangantur
imperfect tangerer tangerēris, tangerēre tangerētur tangerēmur tangerēminī tangerentur
perfect tāctus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tāctus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tange tangite
future tangitō tangitō tangitōte tanguntō
passive present tangere tangiminī
future tangitor tangitor tanguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tangere tetigisse tāctūrum esse tangī tāctum esse tāctum īrī
participles tangēns tāctūrus tāctus tangendus, tangundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
tangendī tangendō tangendum tangendō tāctum tāctū

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: pertànyer
  • English: tangible, tangent
  • Galician: tanguer
  • Italian: tangere

ReferencesEdit

  • tango in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tango in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tango in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the lightning has struck somewhere: fulmen locum tetigit
    • to be struck by lightning: fulmine tangi, ici
    • to be struck by lightning: de caelo tangi, percuti
    • the country-house stands near the road: villa tangit viam
    • to be contiguous, adjacent to a country: tangere, attingere terram
    • to touch briefly on a thing: breviter tangere, attingere aliquid
    • to make a cursory mention of a thing; to mention by the way (not obiter or in transcursu): strictim, leviter tangere, attingere, perstringere aliquid
    • you have hit the nail on the head: rem acu tetigisti
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

PortugueseEdit

 tango on Portuguese Wikipedia
 
tango

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tango m (plural tangos)

  1. tango (ballroom dance)
  2. a style of music associated with the tango dance (used to accompany and set the beat for the dance)

VerbEdit

tango

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tangar

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tânɡo/
  • Hyphenation: tan‧go

NounEdit

tȁngo m (Cyrillic spelling та̏нго)

  1. tango (dance)

DeclensionEdit


SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish tango.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tango n (genitive singular tanga, nominative plural tangá, genitive plural táng, declension pattern of mesto)

  1. (dance) tango

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • tango in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

EtymologyEdit

Probably from a Niger-Congo language, but an onomatopoeic origin for the dance has been suggested as well.

NounEdit

tango m (plural tangos)

  1. tango (ballroom dance)
  2. a style of music associated with the tango dance (used to accompany and set the beat for the dance)

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

tango (ma class, plural matango)

  1. cucumber

Waray-WarayEdit

NounEdit

tangó

  1. canine tooth
  2. tusk of animals