See also: túyā

English

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Etymology

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Coined by Canadian volcanologist Bill Matthews in 1947. Named after Tuya Butte, in British Columbia.[1][2]

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tuya (plural tuyas)

  1. (geology) Table mountain formed during subglacial volcanic eruptions, consisting primarily of a mound of pyroclastic palagonitic tuff, lava delta hyaloclastites, and pillow lavas erupted subaqueously in an englacial lake, capped by a resistant layer of subaerially-emplaced lava.
    Hypernyms: table mountain, mesa, butte
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References

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  1. ^ Mathews, William Henry (1947 September) “Tuyas, Flat-Topped Volcanoes in Northern British Columbia”, in American Journal of Science[1], volume 245, number 9, American Journal of Science, →DOI, archived from the original on 2024-03-29, pages 560-570
  2. ^ Russell, J.K., Edwards, B.R., Porritt, Lucy, Ryane, C. (2014 March 1) “Tuyas: a descriptive genetic classification”, in Quaternary Science Reviews[2], volume 87, Elsevier, →DOI, archived from the original on 2023-12-28, page 72:[Matthews] proposed the term 'tuya' for these flat-topped, steep sided volcanoes after a local aboriginal term used to name several local geographic features.

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Asturian

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Adjective

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tuya

  1. feminine singular of tuyu

Bikol Central

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /tuˈjaʔ/, [tuˈjaʔ]
  • Hyphenation: tu‧ya

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tuyâ (Basahan spelling ᜆᜓᜌ)

  1. insult
    Synonym: insulto

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Spanish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈtuʝa/ [ˈt̪u.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈtuʃa/ [ˈt̪u.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈtuʒa/ [ˈt̪u.ʒa]

  • Rhymes: -uʝa
  • Syllabification: tu‧ya

Etymology 1

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Inherited from Latin tua, singular feminine form of tuus (your).

Determiner

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tuya f sg

  1. feminine singular of tuyo
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Pronoun

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tuya f sg

  1. feminine singular of tuyo
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Etymology 2

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Borrowed from New Latin thuja, from Ancient Greek θυία (thuía), an African tree that was formerly included in the genus.

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tuya f (plural tuyas)

  1. (botany) (Thuja) thuja
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Etymology 3

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Borrowed from English tuya, from an Athabaskan language.

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tuya f (plural tuyas)

  1. (geology) tuya

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Tagalog

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Etymology 1

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tuyâ (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜓᜌ)

  1. sarcastic remark; taunt; mockery; jeer
    Synonyms: aglahi, pag-aglahi, pang-aaghali, libak, uyam, uyaw, pag-uyam, pang-uuyam, kutya, pagkutya, pangungutya, atsoy, uroy, wakya
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Etymology 2

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tuyá (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜓᜌ)

  1. Pouzolzia zeylanica (a type of nettle)

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tuyà (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜓᜌ)

  1. game using empty coconut shells

Uzbek

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Other scripts
Cyrillic туя (tuya)
Latin tuya
Perso-Arabic

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Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *debe (camel). Cognate with Uyghur تۆگە‎ (töge‎) and Turkish deve.

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tuya (plural tuyalar)

  1. camel

Waray-Waray

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tuya

  1. giant