tuba

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See also: Tuba, túba, and tūba

English[edit]

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A tuba.

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From Latin tuba (tube, trumpet).

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tuba (plural tubas)

  1. A large brass musical instrument, usually in the bass range, played through a vibration of the lips upon the mouthpiece and fingering of the keys.
    • 1990, Thomas D. Rossing, The Science of Sound‎, page 230
      One version of the large tuba, popular in marching bands, is called a sousaphone in honor of bandsman John Philip Sousa.

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Czech[edit]

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tuba f

  1. tube (a cylindrical container)
  2. tuba (a large brass musical instrument)

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuba (genitive toa, partitive tuba)

  1. room

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


French[edit]

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tuba m (plural tubas)

  1. tuba
  2. snorkel

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Galician[edit]

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tuba f (plural tubas)

  1. tuba

Hungarian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtubɒ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tu‧ba

Noun[edit]

tuba (plural tubák)

  1. (music) tuba

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Italian[edit]

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tuba f (plural tube)

  1. (music) tuba
  2. top hat
  3. (anatomy) tube

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tuba

  1. third-person singular present indicative of tubare
  2. second-person singular imperative of tubare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly connected to tibia (shinbone, reed-pipe) with similarities in meaning and form.

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tuba f (genitive tubae); first declension

  1. A long trumpet over 1 meter in length.
  2. tube

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tuba tubae
genitive tubae tubārum
dative tubae tubīs
accusative tubam tubās
ablative tubā tubīs
vocative tuba tubae

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References[edit]

  • de Vaan, Michiel, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, vol. 7, of Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series, Alexander Lubotsky ed., Leiden: Brill, 2008.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tuba (compare Indonesian tuba), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tuba (compare Fijian duva).

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tuba

  1. poison that is made out of root

Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tuba f

  1. (music) tuba

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