tad

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1877, ‘young or small child’, probably a shortened form of tadpole. The extended meaning ‘small amount’ is first recorded 1915.

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Noun[edit]

tad (uncountable)

  1. A small amount; a little bit.
    Could you lean the picture to the left just a tad more?

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *tato- (compare Welsh tad, Cornish tas), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tēt-, *tāt- (father).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tad m (plural tadoù)

  1. father
    ma zad — my father
    da dad — your father

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Latvian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tad

  1. then

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

tad

  1. rafsi of tadni.

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tad

  1. toad

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tȁd (Cyrillic spelling та̏д)

  1. then, at that time

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *tato- (compare Breton tad, Cornish tas), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tēt-, *tāt- (father). Compare Latin tata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tad m (plural tadau)

  1. father

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • mab (son)
  • mam (mother)
  • merch (daughter)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tad dad nhad thad