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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Tongan tapa.

NounEdit

tapa (uncountable)

  1. A kind of cloth prepared by the Polynesians from the inner bark of the paper mulberry.
SynonymsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish tapa.

NounEdit

tapa (plural tapas)

  1. Any appetizer or snack served in the evening as part of tapas.

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

tapa (uncountable)

  1. Seasoned slices of dried or cured meat in Filipino cuisine.

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

NounEdit

tapa f (plural tapes)

  1. lid (top or cover)

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

tapa f (plural tapes)

  1. lid, cover
  2. tapa (appetizer)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of tapar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of tapar

Further readingEdit


CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ta‧pa

NounEdit

tapa

  1. thinly sliced fried beef

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. to smoke fish

EstonianEdit

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. Second-person singular imperative form of tapma.
  2. Present connegative form of tapma.

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tapa (third person singular past indicative tapti, third person plural past indicative tapt, supine tapt)

  1. to lose
    • tapa dyst
      to lose the match

ConjugationEdit


FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *tapa, from Baltic.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑpɑ/, [ˈt̪ɑpɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧pa
  • Rhymes: -ɑpɑ

NounEdit

tapa

  1. custom
  2. habit
  3. manner
  4. way (to do a thing)
Usage notesEdit
  • Meillä oli sunnuntaisin tapana mennä rannalle.
    We used to go to the beach on Sundays.
    We would go to the beach on Sundays.
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of tapa (Kotus type 9/kala, p-v gradation)
nominative tapa tavat
genitive tavan tapojen
partitive tapaa tapoja
illative tapaan tapoihin
singular plural
nominative tapa tavat
accusative nom. tapa tavat
gen. tavan
genitive tavan tapojen
tapainrare
partitive tapaa tapoja
inessive tavassa tavoissa
elative tavasta tavoista
illative tapaan tapoihin
adessive tavalla tavoilla
ablative tavalta tavoilta
allative tavalle tavoille
essive tapana tapoina
translative tavaksi tavoiksi
instructive tavoin
abessive tavatta tavoitta
comitative tapoineen
Derived termsEdit
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑpɑˣ/, [ˈt̪ɑpɑ(ʔ)]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧pa
  • Rhymes: -ɑpɑ

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. Indicative present connegative form of tappaa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of tappaa.
    • Tapa!
      • Kill!
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of tappaa.
    • Älä tapa!
      • Don't kill! (or when the context is the 5th commandment of the Bible: Thou shalt not kill.)

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. third-person singular past historic of taper

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tapa (to lose), cognates with the Swedish tappa and Danish tabe.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tapa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative tapaði, supine tapað)

  1. (transitive, governs the dative) to lose

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit


IndonesianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit तप (tapa).

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. to do asceticism

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

tapa

  1. a fish, (Gastromyzon borneensis).

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Minangkabau, from Sanskrit तप (tapa).

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

tapa

  1. strong

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. Alternative form of tempa

Further readingEdit


IngrianEdit

NounEdit

tapa

  1. custom

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tapa

  1. quick, fast

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

tapa m (genitive singular tapa)

  1. speed
  2. flow

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tapa thapa dtapa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

tapa f (4th declension)

  1. plug (hole filler)
  2. peg
  3. spigot
  4. pin
  5. stopgap

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of tapt
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of tapt

MaoriEdit

MuzoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From or cognate to a Cariban word like Galibi Carib topu (stone).

NounEdit

tapa

  1. stone

ReferencesEdit

  • Willem F. H. Adelaar, The Languages of the Andes (2004)
  • Napoleón Peralta Barrera, El país de los muzos (1998)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

tapa n

  1. definite plural of tap

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse tapa. Cognate with Danish tabe, Swedish tappa and Faroese tapa.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tapa (present tense tapar/taper, past tense tapa/tapte, past participle tapa/tapt, passive infinitive tapast, present participle tapande, imperative tapa/tap)

  1. to lose (to come last, lose a match, lose money)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tapa (present tense tapar, past tense tapa, past participle tapa, passive infinitive tapast, present participle tapande, imperative tap/tapa)

  1. Alternative form of teipa

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tapa n

  1. definite plural of tap

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. (transitive, with dative) to lose

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Gothic *tappa (*tappa), from Proto-Germanic *tappô (plug, tap). Cognate with Italian tappare.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tapa m (plural tapas)

  1. slap
  2. argument without a replica
  3. (vulgar) discrete marijuana use

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of tapar
    Ele tapa o furo.
    He plugs the hole.
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of tapar
    Tu aí, tapa o furo sozinho.
    You there, plug the hole by yourself.

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtapa/, [ˈt̪apa]

Etymology 1Edit

From Gothic *tappa (*tappa), from Proto-Germanic *tappô (plug, tap). Cognate with Italian tappare.

NounEdit

tapa f (plural tapas)

  1. lid, cover
  2. appetizer (small portion of food)
Usage notesEdit
  • Tapa is a false friend, and does not mean tap. Spanish equivalents are shown in the "Translations" section of the English entry tap.
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of tapar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of tapar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of tapar.

Further readingEdit


SwahiliEdit

VerbEdit

tapa

  1. to shiver

TonganEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *tapa.

NounEdit

tapa

  1. tapa (bordered Polynesian cloth)
  2. edge; border

DescendantsEdit