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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish tapas, plural of tapa, with original sense of “top”.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtæp.æs/, /ˈtæp.əs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtæp.əs/, /ˈtɑːp.əs/
  • (file)
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  • (file)

NounEdit

tapas (uncountable)

  1. A variety of Spanish small food items or snacks, originally served with sherry.
    • 1986, Jeff Smith, The Frugal Gourmet Cooks with Wine
      The snacks are called tapas because in the old days a piece of toast was served, too, so that you might have a "top" on your glass of sherry, a lid that would prevent the flies from getting into the glass.
  2. (by extension) Small food items generally.
    Izakaya food is basically Japanese tapas.

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish tapas.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑpɑs/, [ˈt̪ɑpɑs̠]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧pas
  • Rhymes: -ɑpɑs

NounEdit

tapas

  1. An individual item of tapas; mostly used in plural.
    Mennään syömään tapaksia.
    Let's go and eat some tapas.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tapas (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative tapas tapakset
genitive tapaksen tapasten
tapaksien
partitive tapasta tapaksia
illative tapakseen tapaksiin
singular plural
nominative tapas tapakset
accusative nom. tapas tapakset
gen. tapaksen
genitive tapaksen tapasten
tapaksien
partitive tapasta tapaksia
inessive tapaksessa tapaksissa
elative tapaksesta tapaksista
illative tapakseen tapaksiin
adessive tapaksella tapaksilla
ablative tapakselta tapaksilta
allative tapakselle tapaksille
essive tapaksena tapaksina
translative tapakseksi tapaksiksi
instructive tapaksin
abessive tapaksetta tapaksitta
comitative tapaksineen

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VerbEdit

tapas

  1. second-person singular past historic of taper

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

tapas

  1. second-person singular (tu) present indicative of tapar

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtapas/, [ˈt̪apas]
  • (file)

NounEdit

tapas f pl

  1. plural of tapa
  2. (Argentina) Dough for making empanadas (pastries).

VerbEdit

tapas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of tapar.

TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

tapas

  1. act of cutting or lopping evenly the top, as of a tree
  2. act or manner of cutting off the husk of a coconut fruit with a sharp bolo; dehusking of coconut

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AdjectiveEdit

tapás

  1. lopped or cut off evenly

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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

tapás

  1. typical river fish