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Etymology 1Edit

From Persian تنبک (tombak).

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tombak (plural tombaks)

  1. (music) A type of goblet drum used heavily in Persian music.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch, from Indonesian tembaga (copper), from Javanese. Entered Dutch usage during colonial period.

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tombak (uncountable)

  1. A brass alloy also known as red-bronze. Term used where zinc content is below 28%. Usually consists of 84-90 % copper and 16-10% zinc, sometimes including arsenic to mimic gold.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch tombak.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɔmbak/, [ˈtˢɔmb̥ɑɡ̊]

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tombak n, c (singular definite tombakket or tombakken, not used in plural)

  1. tombac

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IndonesianEdit

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tombak

  1. spear

MalayEdit

NounEdit

tombak (plural tombak-tombak)

  1. spear