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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French touffe.

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtufo/
  • Hyphenation: tu‧fo
  • Rhymes: -ufo

NounEdit

tufo (accusative singular tufon, plural tufoj, accusative plural tufojn)

  1. tuft

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin tūfus, from tȳphus, from Ancient Greek τῦφος (tûphos).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. foul odor, stench

Etymology 2Edit

From Vulgar Latin *tofa, from tōfus.[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. (geology) tuff

Etymology 3Edit

Probably from French or Old French touffe, this either from Late Latin tufus, from Proto-Germanic *þūbaz (whence English tuft), or from Proto-Germanic *tuppaz.[3][4] Cognate with Spanish tojino.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. punch (tool) used by blacksmiths to bore the wooden shafts of axes, etcetera
  2. extreme of the axle that inserts into the wheel
  3. spigot

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. flock of wool
  2. small piece of cloth attached to a main one

ReferencesEdit

  • tufo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tufo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • tufo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • tufo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • tufo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. tufo.
  2. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. toba.
  3. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. tufo.
  4. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. tojino.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tōfus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtu.fo/, [ˈt̪uːfo]
  • Rhymes: -ufo
  • Hyphenation: tù‧fo

NounEdit

tufo m (plural tufi)

  1. tuff

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French touffe.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. tuft (bunch of feathers, grass or hair, etc., held together at the base)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. foul odor, stench
  2. bad breath
  3. a wisp (of hair)