taxi

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Shortened from taximeter cab, taximeter (automatic meter that records distance and fare) from French taximètre, from German Taxameter (whence also English taxameter), coined from Medieval Latin taxa (tax, charge).[1]

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Noun[edit]

taxi (plural taxis or taxies)

  1. A vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public, driven by a taxi driver.
  2. (South Africa) A share taxi.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (vehicle hired for single journeys): cab
  • (vehicle hired for single journeys): taxicab (from taximeter cabriolet)

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Verb[edit]

taxi (third-person singular simple present taxies or taxis, present participle taxiing or taxying, simple past and past participle taxied)

  1. To move an aircraft around an airport under its own power.

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  1. ^ http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=taxi

Asturian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi (vehicle)

Danish[edit]

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taxi c (definite singular taxien, indefinite plural taxier, definite plural taxierne)

  1. a taxi

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Dutch[edit]

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taxi m (plural taxi's, diminutive taxietje n)

  1. taxi

French[edit]

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taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi
  2. (by extension) taxi driver
  3. (by extension) helicopter or plane used for transport
  4. (military) act of transporting troops

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

taxi m (plural taxi)

  1. taxi

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English taxi.

Noun[edit]

taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxī

  1. nominative plural of taxus
  2. genitive singular of taxus
  3. vocative plural of taxus

Norwegian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

taxi

  1. taxi (only cars)

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  • drosje (also horse wagons, etc)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of taximetru

Noun[edit]

taxi

  1. taxi

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi

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Swedish[edit]

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taxi c

  1. taxi

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Walloon[edit]

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taxi m

  1. (nonstandard) taxi