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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English tart, from Old English teart (sharp, rough, severe), from Proto-Germanic *tartaz (rough, sharp, tearing), from Proto-Germanic *teraną (to tear), from Proto-Indo-European *der- (to flay, split, cleave). Related to Dutch tarten (to defy, challenge, mock), German trotzen (to defy, brave, mock), German zart (delicate, tender), perhaps Albanian thartë (sour, acid, sharp).

AdjectiveEdit

tart (comparative tarter, superlative tartest)

  1. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour.
    I ate a very tart apple.
  2. (of wine) high or too high in acidity.
  3. (figuratively) Sharp; keen; severe.
    He gave me a very tart reply.
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  • (of wine: high in acidity): green
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Old French tarte (flat pastry) (Modern French tarte), from tourte, from Vulgar Latin *torta, from torta (twisted) panis (bread), from feminine of Latin tortus (twisted, folded over). Cognate to torta.

NounEdit

tart (plural tarts)

 
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  1. A type of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.
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Etymology 3Edit

From sweetheart or jam tart (attractive woman) by shortening

NounEdit

tart (plural tarts)

  1. (Britain, slang) A prostitute.
  2. (Britain, slang, derogatory) By extension, any woman with loose sexual morals.
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tart (third-person singular simple present tarts, present participle tarting, simple past and past participle tarted)

  1. To practice prostitution
  2. To practice promiscuous sex
  3. To dress garishly, ostentatiously, whorishly, or sluttily
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DutchEdit

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tart

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of tarten
  2. imperative of tarten

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tart

  1. (transitive) to keep (many different senses overlapping with English, see examples)
    Synonyms: őriz, megőriz
    (somewhere): A fontos papírokat a fiókban tartom.I keep the important documents in the drawer.
    (somehow): A hűtő hidegen tartja az ételt.The refrigerator keeps the food cold.
    (pet): Kutyát tart.S/he keeps a dog.
    (idiomatic): Tartja a szavát.He keeps his word. (i.e. a promise)
  2. (transitive) to hold
    Synonym: fog
    Könyvet tart a kezében.He holds a book in his hand.
  3. (transitive) to support (keep in the same place, withstanding its weight)
    Synonyms: támaszt, megtámaszt
    A falak tartják a tetőt.The walls support the roof.
  4. (intransitive) to take up space or time, extend, to last (-tól/-től ... -ig)
    (in time): Az előadás délig tart.The lecture goes on until noon. (The lecture ends at noon)
    (in space): A dugó a Petőfi utcától a Kossuth utcáig tart.The traffic jam extends from the Petőfi Street up to the Kossuth Street.
  5. (intransitive) momentarily describing whether a process is still in progress, and if yes how far it has gone
    A könyv elején tartok.I am at the beginning of the book.
    Tart még a film a tévében?Is the film still playing on TV?
  6. (intransitive) to head into a direction
    Synonym: megy
    Merre tartasz?Where are you headed?
  7. (intransitive) to fear (of someone or something -tól/-től)
    Synonym: fél
    Tartok a betörőktől.I'm afraid of burglars.
    • 1990, Róbert Hámori, Egérderby, Budapest: Eötvös Kiadó, →ISBN, OCLC 908924874, page 8:
      A dzsip a lépcsőháztól nem messze parkol, balra, ide tessékelnek be, a feszültség azért már oldódik, a rendőrök is érzik, tudják, nincs mitől tartaniuk, épp eléggé elfoglal engem a magam baja, nemhogy szökésre gondoljak.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  8. (intransitive, used with attól) to be afraid, to be regretful, to be sorry
    Synonym: sajnál
    Attól tartok, nem tudok ebben segíteni önnek/neked.I am afraid I cannot help you in this matter.
  9. (mathematics) to converge, have limit at (-hoz/-hez/-höz or -ba/-be)
    A sorozat 0-hoz tart.The sequence converges to 0.

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tart, from Proto-Celtic *tartus, from Proto-Indo-European *térstus, from *ters- (dry).

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NounEdit

tart m (genitive singular tarta)

  1. thirst
    tart orm.I am thirsty.
    (lit. "Thirst is on me.")
    Chuir an liamhás tart air.The ham made him thirsty.
    (lit. "The ham put thirst on him.")

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tart thart dtart
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English teart, from Proto-Germanic *tartaz.

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AdjectiveEdit

tart (rare)

  1. Sour, tart; having much acidity.
  2. (Early Middle English) Acute, keen; showing sharpness.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old French tarte.

NounEdit

tart

  1. Alternative form of tarte

Old FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tart m (oblique and nominative feminine singular tarde)

  1. late (after the end of a given period)

AdverbEdit

tart

  1. late (after the end of a given period)

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Old IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *tartus, from Proto-Indo-European *térstus, from *ters- (dry).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tart m (genitive tarta)

  1. thirst
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tart thart tart
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

·tart

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive perfective prototonic of do·beir

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·tart ·thart ·tart
pronounced with /-d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tart

  1. genitive plural of tarta