See also: tapís

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French, from Old French tapiz, from Vulgar Latin *tappetium, from Byzantine Greek ταπήτιον (tapḗtion), from Ancient Greek τάπης (tápēs), from an Iranian source.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tapis (plural tapises)

  1. A tapestry.
    • 1916, Philippine Craftsman, volume 5, page 393:
      The tapises and blankets woven in Bontoc are similar in color and design to those of northern Lepanto where the method of weaving them probably originated.
  2. Carpeting.
  3. (historical) The cover of a council table.

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AbungEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Javanese ꦠꦥꦶꦃ (tapih).

NounEdit

tapis

  1. a gold-embroidered woven fabric (usually worn by women)
  2. a wraparound cloth (usually worn by women)

VerbEdit

tapis

  1. to cover (something or someone)
  2. to weave
  3. to filter

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

tapis

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive form of tapar

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tapis

  1. a towel wrap, a wraparound

VerbEdit

tapis

  1. to cover one's body using a towel

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:tapis.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ta.pi/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

ParticipleEdit

tapis m pl

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of tapir

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French tapiz, from Vulgar Latin *tappetium, from Latin tapēs, tapētem or from Byzantine Greek ταπήτιον (tapḗtion), from Ancient Greek τάπης (tápēs), from an Iranian source.

NounEdit

tapis m (plural tapis)

  1. carpet; mat; rug
  2. (poker) all-in (an instance of betting all of one's chips)
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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay tapis (to filter; to sieve; to censor), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tapis (loincloth; to skim; to filter). Doublet of tepis (to counter, to skim).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tapis (plural tapis-tapis, first-person possessive tapisku, second-person possessive tapismu, third-person possessive tapisnya)

  1. filtrator
  2. sieve (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  3. a gold-embroidered woven fabric (usually worn by women)
  4. a wraparound cloth (usually worn by women) (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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AdjectiveEdit

tapis

  1. adroit (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  2. deft (used in silat, etc.) (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  3. nimble (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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VerbEdit

tapis

  1. to cover (something or someone) (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  2. to weave (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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JavaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

tapis

  1. Romanization of ꦠꦥꦶꦱ꧀

KomeringEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tapis (loincloth; to skim; to filter). Cognate of Old Javanese tapih.

NounEdit

tapis

  1. a gold-embroidered woven fabric (usually worn by women)
  2. a wraparound cloth (usually worn by women)

VerbEdit

tapis

  1. to cover (something or someone)
  2. to weave
  3. to filter

Lampung ApiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tapis (loincloth; to skim; to filter). Cognate of Old Javanese tapih.

NounEdit

tapis

  1. a gold-embroidered woven fabric (usually worn by women)
  2. a wraparound cloth (usually worn by women)

VerbEdit

tapis

  1. to cover (something or someone)
  2. to weave
  3. to filter

See alsoEdit

  • songket (Indonesian type of cloth made of silk or cotton (originally used in Palembang) interwoven with metallic threads which form intricate patterns and motifs; also referring to the weaving and embroidery process in the songket-making method)
  • batik (Indonesian method (originally used in Java) of producing colored designs on textiles by dyeing them, having first applied wax to the parts to be left undyed; also referring to the type of cloth produced using the batik method)

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French tapiz, from Vulgar Latin *tappetium, from Byzantine Greek ταπήτιον (tapḗtion), from Ancient Greek τάπης (tápēs), from an Iranian source.

NounEdit

tapis m (plural tapis)

  1. (Jersey) carpet

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish tapiz (tapestry), from French tapis, from Ancient Greek τάπης (tápēs). Compare Cebuano tapis and Indonesian tapis.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ta‧pis
  • IPA(key): /ˈtapis/, [ˈtɐ.pɪs]

NounEdit

tapis (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜉᜒᜐ᜔)

  1. sarong-like apron or wrap (worn by women over skirt)
  2. (by extension) towel wrap (especially worn by a woman)
  3. husk covering (of an ear of corn)
    Synonym: takupis

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