See also: Tusa, tusá, tușa, and tușă

Ambonese Malay edit

Etymology edit

Unknown.

Noun edit

tusa

  1. cat
    Synonym: pus
    Tutu pintu jang sampe tusa masu.
    The door is closed so that the cat does not enter.

References edit

  • D. Takaria, C. Pieter (1998) Kamus Bahasa Melayu Ambon-Indonesia[1], Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa

Galician edit

Verb edit

tusa

  1. inflection of tusir:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Hausa edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /túː.sàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [túː.sàː]

Noun edit

tūsā̀ f (possessed form tūsàr̃)

  1. fart

Hungarian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtuʃɒ]
  • Hyphenation: tu‧sa
  • Rhymes: -ʃɒ

Etymology 1 edit

Back-formation from tusakodik (to struggle, fight). Created during the Hungarian language reform, which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.[1]

Noun edit

tusa (plural tusák)

  1. struggle, fight, combat
Declension edit
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative tusa tusák
accusative tusát tusákat
dative tusának tusáknak
instrumental tusával tusákkal
causal-final tusáért tusákért
translative tusává tusákká
terminative tusáig tusákig
essive-formal tusaként tusákként
essive-modal
inessive tusában tusákban
superessive tusán tusákon
adessive tusánál tusáknál
illative tusába tusákba
sublative tusára tusákra
allative tusához tusákhoz
elative tusából tusákból
delative tusáról tusákról
ablative tusától tusáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
tusáé tusáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
tusáéi tusákéi
Possessive forms of tusa
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tusám tusáim
2nd person sing. tusád tusáid
3rd person sing. tusája tusái
1st person plural tusánk tusáink
2nd person plural tusátok tusáitok
3rd person plural tusájuk tusáik
Derived terms edit
Compound words

Etymology 2 edit

tus (Indian ink) +‎ -a (possessive suffix)

Noun edit

tusa

  1. third-person singular single-possession possessive of tus
Declension edit
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative tusa
accusative tusát
dative tusának
instrumental tusával
causal-final tusáért
translative tusává
terminative tusáig
essive-formal tusaként
essive-modal tusául
inessive tusában
superessive tusán
adessive tusánál
illative tusába
sublative tusára
allative tusához
elative tusából
delative tusáról
ablative tusától
non-attributive
possessive - singular
tusáé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
tusáéi

References edit

  1. ^ tusa in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading edit

  • (struggle, combat): tusa in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • ([folksy] butt of a rifle, cf. tus): tusa in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish tussu. By surface analysis, +‎ -sa.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

tusa (conjunctive)

  1. emphatic form of
    you (singular), thou

Usage notes edit

  • Also used as the vocative: Haigh tusa! — "Hey you!"

Related terms edit

See also edit

Further reading edit

Manado Malay edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ternate tusa

Noun edit

tusa

  1. cat (Felis catus)

Portuguese edit

Noun edit

tusa f (plural tusas)

  1. (vulgar slang) wood; erection
    Synonym: tesão

Sakizaya edit

Numeral edit

tusa

  1. two

Scottish Gaelic edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

tusa

  1. (emphatic) Form of thusa (thou, you) used after verb forms ending in -n, -s or -dh.

See also edit

Further reading edit

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtusa/ [ˈt̪u.sa]
  • Rhymes: -usa
  • Syllabification: tu‧sa

Etymology 1 edit

From tuso (docked, cropped).

Noun edit

tusa f (plural tusas)

  1. (Latin America) stripped corncob
  2. (Latin America) cigar rolled in a corn husk
  3. (Chile) cornsilk
  4. (Chile) mane (of a horse)
  5. (Colombia) pockmark
  6. (Colombia) spite, resentment
  7. (Central America, Cuba) trollop, bitch (woman)

Adjective edit

tusa

  1. feminine singular of tuso

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

tusa f (plural tusas)

  1. female equivalent of tuso (dog)

Etymology 3 edit

Verb edit

tusa

  1. inflection of tusar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading edit

Ternate edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Ambonese Malay tusa (cat).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

tusa

  1. cat
    tusa malakocat's eye

References edit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

West Makian edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with (if not from) Ternate tusa (cat).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

tusa

  1. cat

References edit

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[2], Pacific linguistics