EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French tutu, from cucu (bum, bottom), playful reduplication of cul (arse).

 
A tutu

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtuːˈtuː/
    • (file)

NounEdit

tutu (plural tutus)

  1. A ballet skirt made of layered stiff but light netting.
    The ballet dancer representing the swan wore a white tutu.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Maori.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tutu (plural tutus)

  1. (New Zealand) Any of the genus Coriaria of shrubs and trees found in New Zealand.
    Synonyms: toot plant, tupakihi
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Maori tutū (mischievous, disobedient).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tutu (third-person singular simple present tutus, present participle tutuing, simple past and past participle tutued)

  1. (New Zealand) to fiddle or mess around with something.
    • 2016 July 14, “New Plymouth sign maker invests in enormous flatbed printer”, in Stuff[1]:
      "There were seven dudes here for a week just showing me how to use it and I just wanted them to leave so I could start tutuing with it."

ChuukeseEdit

VerbEdit

tutu

  1. to shower

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French tutu.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtutu/, [ˈt̪ut̪u]
  • Rhymes: -utu
  • Syllabification: tu‧tu

NounEdit

tutu

  1. tutu (garment)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of tutu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative tutu tutut
genitive tutun tutujen
partitive tutua tutuja
illative tutuun tutuihin
singular plural
nominative tutu tutut
accusative nom. tutu tutut
gen. tutun
genitive tutun tutujen
partitive tutua tutuja
inessive tutussa tutuissa
elative tutusta tutuista
illative tutuun tutuihin
adessive tutulla tutuilla
ablative tutulta tutuilta
allative tutulle tutuille
essive tutuna tutuina
translative tutuksi tutuiksi
instructive tutuin
abessive tututta tutuitta
comitative tutuineen
Possessive forms of tutu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person tutuni tutumme
2nd person tutusi tutunne
3rd person tutunsa

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtutuˣ/, [ˈt̪ut̪u(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -utu
  • Syllabification: tu‧tu

VerbEdit

tutu

  1. inflection of tutua:
    1. indicative present connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative present/present connegative

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of cucu, which is itself a reduplicated form of cul (butt, bum, arse).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tutu m (plural tutus)

  1. tutu

HausaEdit

NounEdit

tūtù m (possessed form tūtùn)

  1. (childish or humorous) poop

KapampanganEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Tagalog totoo

AdjectiveEdit

tutu

  1. true; genuine

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -u

NounEdit

tutu m (plural tutus)

  1. tutu (ballet skirt)
  2. (slang) money
    • 1971, "Donald, Meu Sobrinho", O Pato Donald #1000 (English text: 1952, "The Hypno-Gun", Walt Disney's Comics #145)
      Tio Patinhas: Mas eu lhe emprestei um cruzado para comprar um livro! Lembra-se?
      Ademar: Sim, eu me lembro! Mas eu já li o livro! E não preciso mais pagar! [] Sim, você tem tutu de sobra! Não lhe fará falta êsse cruzeirinho.
      Uncle Scrooge: But I loaned you a dollar to buy a book! Don't you remember?
      Rockjaw: Sure I remember! But I've read the book! I don't need to pay you now! [] And, besides, you've got lots of money! You don't need the dollar!

Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

tutu

  1. burn

SechuraEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • xoto (Spruce's orthography)

NounEdit

tutu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Matthias Urban, El vocabulario sechurano de Richard Spruce, in Lexis volume XXXIX (2) 2015, citing Baltasar Jaime Martínez Compañón

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NounEdit

tutu c

  1. tutu

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tutu 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tutu tutun tutuer tutuerna
Genitive tutus tutuns tutuers tutuernas

ThaoEdit

NounEdit

tutu

  1. (anatomy) breast

TirurayEdit

NounEdit

tutu

  1. (anatomy) breast

TsouEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

tutu

  1. (anatomy) pupil

Yosondúa MixtecEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Mixtec *tútù, from a Mixe-Zoquean language, from Proto-Mixe-Zoque *toto.

NounEdit

tutu

  1. paper
  2. document
  3. book

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

tutu

  1. (intransitive) whistle

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdjectiveEdit

tutu

  1. together

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[2] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., pages 81–82