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See also: Taro, taró, tarò, tarô, tarõ, Tarō, and țaro

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Maori taro, in turn from Proto-Polynesian *talo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

taro (usually uncountable, plural taros)

 
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  1. Colocasia esculenta, raised as a food primarily for its corm, which distantly resembles potato.
  2. Any of several other species with similar corms and growth habit in Colocasia, Alocasia etc.
  3. Food from a taro plant.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Maori taro.

NounEdit

taro m (plural taros)

  1. taro (plant)

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Hiri MotuEdit

NounEdit

taro

  1. taro

ItalianEdit

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *talo

NounEdit

taro

  1. taro
  2. bread

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

taro m (plural taros)

  1. taro (Colocasia esculenta)
  2. taro (the edible corm of the taro plant)

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

taro

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of tarar.

TahitianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *talo

NounEdit

taro

  1. taro

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English taro.

NounEdit

taro

  1. The taro plant.
    • 1995, John Verhaar, Toward a reference grammar of Tok Pisin: an experiment in corpus linguistics[1], ISBN 0-8248-1672-2, page 433:
      Mekim olsem pinis, orait tupela i planim taro na banana, na kumu, painap, kon, tomato, na kaukau tu.
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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): [ˈtarɔ]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): [ˈtɑːrɔ]

VerbEdit

taro (first-person singular present trawaf)

  1. to strike, hit

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MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
taro daro nharo tharo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.