rumba

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rumba (countable and uncountable, plural rumbas)

  1. a slow-paced Cuban partner dance in 4:4 time

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rumba (third-person singular simple present rumbas, present participle rumbaing, simple past and past participle rumbaed)

  1. To dance the rumba.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rumba

  1. rumba (dance)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish, from rumbo (route)

Noun[edit]

rumba f (plural rumbas)

  1. rumba (dance)

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrumbɒ/
  • Hyphenation: rum‧ba

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish rumba. [1]

Noun[edit]

rumba (plural rumbák)

  1. rumba (dance)
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Etymology 2[edit]

rum +‎ -ba

Noun[edit]

rumba

  1. illative singular of rum
    a rumba - into the rum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rumba f (plural rumbe)

  1. rumba

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cuban Spanish, From Spanish rumbo (spree, party), meaning evolved from "ostentation, pomp, leadership," perhaps originally "the course of a ship," from rombo (rhombus), referencing the compass, which is marked by a rhombus. See rhombus.

Noun[edit]

rumba f (plural rumbas)

  1. rumba (Cuban dance)

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