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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tiri +‎ kesto.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tirˈkesto/
  • Hyphenation: tir‧kes‧to
  • Rhymes: -esto

NounEdit

tirkesto (accusative singular tirkeston, plural tirkestoj, accusative plural tirkestojn)

  1. drawer

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Esperanto tirkesto. Equivalent to tirar (to draw, to pull) +‎ kesto (closet, cupboard).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tirkesto (plural tirkesti)

  1. drawer
    • 1908, Delegitaro Por Adopta Di Linguo Helpanto Internaciona, Lektolibro, page 18.
      La furtisto pozas la klefilo ye tirkesto.
    • 1913,
      Sur la tirkesti staras la maxim gracioza *bibeloti e vazi kun fresha flori.
      On the drawers stand the most gracious bibelots and vases with fresh flowers.
    • 1918, Mondo, page 70.
      En tirkesto di mea skribtablo el trovis neapertita letro amorala, e lo furiozigis el.
      In a drawer of my desk she found an unopened love letter, and it enraged her.