tawiran

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tawid +‎ -an, with /d/~/r/ allophony.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ta‧wi‧ran
  • IPA(key): /ˌtaˈwiɾan/, [ˌtaˈwi.ɾɐn] (noun)
  • IPA(key): /tawiˈɾan/, [tɐ.wɪˈɾan] (verb)

NounEdit

táwíran

  1. crossing (place where one may cross to the other side of a road, river, canal etc.)
    Tumawid lamang ng kalsada sa mga tamang tawiran.
    Please cross the road only at the right crossing.
  2. (specifically) crosswalk; pedestrian crossing; ped xing
    Synonym: tawiran ng tao
  3. simultaneous crossing by a number of people, animals, vehicles, etc. (across a road, river, etc.)
    Synonym: pagtatawiran

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

tawirán (complete tinawiran, progressive tinatawiran, contemplative tatawiran)

  1. to be crossed (of a road, river, canal, etc.)
  2. to bring something across a road, river, canal, etc. (for someone)

ConjugationEdit