See also: tävla

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Turkish tavla, from Italian tavola, from Latin tabula. Doublet of table.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: tāvlä, tăvlä, IPA(key): /teɪvlɑː/, /tævlɑː/
  • Hyphenation: tav‧la

NounEdit

tavla (usually uncountable, plural tavlas)

  1. (backgammon) A version of the board game backgammon played widely in Turkey and other countries of the region.
    • 1978, Past the tavern and hear the joggle of tavlasLawrence Durrell, in a 1977 interview published in Listener, 1978, and reprinted in Lawrence Durrell: Conversations, 1998 (see p.174)

AnagramsEdit


Italiot GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian tavola, from Latin tabula.

NounEdit

tavla f

  1. table

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sicilian tàvula.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tavla f (plural twavel, paucal tavliet)

  1. plank, board

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

tavla f

  1. definite feminine singular of tavle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

tavla f

  1. definite singular of tavle

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish طاوله(tavla), تاوله(tavla), from Italian tavola, from Latin tabula.

NounEdit

tavla f (Cyrillic spelling тавла)

  1. tavla
  2. (backgammon, regional) backgammon

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tabula via German Tafel.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

tavla c

  1. (art) a painting; piece of painted canvas
  2. a picture hanging on a wall
  3. a hard, flat surface for writing or drawing, for example a blackboard (svarta tavlan) or whiteboard
  4. a tablet
  5. (colloquial) A glaring mistake, a blunder

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tavla 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tavla tavlan tavlor tavlorna
Genitive tavlas tavlans tavlors tavlornas

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Finnish: taulu

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish طاوله(tavla), تاوله(tavla), from Italian tavola, from Latin tabula.

NounEdit

tavla

  1. tavla
  2. (backgammon) backgammon