tawa

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tawa, from Proto-Malayic *tawa(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tawa, from Proto-Austronesian *Cawa.

Verb[edit]

tawa (used in the forms ketawa, and tertawa)

  1. to laugh (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tawa(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tawa, from Proto-Austronesian *Cawa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tawa (used in the forms ketawa, and tertawa)

  1. to laugh (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds)

Synonyms[edit]


Quechua[edit]

Quechua cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : tawa

Numeral[edit]

tawa

  1. (cardinal) four

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tawa, from Proto-Austronesian *Cawa.

Noun[edit]

tawa

  1. laughter

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): [ˈtawa]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): [ˈtɑːwa]

Verb[edit]

tawa

  1. third-person singular present/future of tewi

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tawa dawa nhawa thawa