tuna

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Etymology 1[edit]

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From American Spanish alteration of the Spanish atún, from Arabic تن (tunn, tuna), from Latin thunnus, itself from Ancient Greek θύννος (thúnnos), from θύνω (thúnō), "I rush, dart along"). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Noun[edit]

tuna (plural tuna or tunas)

  1. Any of several species of fish of the genus Thunnus in the family Scombridae.
  2. The edible flesh of the tuna.
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Taino

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Noun[edit]

tuna (plural tunas)

  1. The prickly pear, a type of cactus native to Mexico in the genus Opuntia.
  2. The fruit of the cactus.
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Akawaio[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuna

  1. water
  2. rain

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  • Journal of the Walter Roth Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, issue 13 (2001), page 12: "(Both Kapon and Pemon groups use tuna to mean "water", but Pemon employ konok which specifically means "rain" - a word which is lacking in the Akawaio language so that tuna is used to refer to rain and to water in general.)"

Chamorro[edit]

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tuna

  1. (transitive) to laud, to praise.

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuna f

  1. ton (unit of weight)

Hixkaryana[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuna

  1. water

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  • This term is obligatorily unpossessed.

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Indonesian[edit]

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tuna

  1. damaged

Maori[edit]

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tuna

  1. eel

Pemon[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuna

  1. water

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  • Journal of the Walter Roth Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, issue 13 (2001), page 12: "(Both Kapon and Pemon groups use tuna to mean "water", but Pemon employ konok which specifically means "rain" - a word which is lacking in the Akawaio language so that tuna is used to refer to rain and to water in general.)"

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuna

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tonāre, present active infinitive of tonō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tenh₂- (to thunder).

Verb[edit]

a tuna (third-person singular present tună, past participle tunat1st conj.

  1. to thunder
  2. to speak thunderously

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Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuna

  1. eel

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Taino

Noun[edit]

tuna f (plural tunas)

  1. prickly pear, the fruit of the nopal cactus (Opuntia, especially Opuntia ficus-indica).
  2. nopal
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  • Tuna is a false friend, and does not mean a kind of fish in Spanish. The Spanish word for that English meaning of tuna is atún.

Etymology 2[edit]

From French tune, originally from roi de Thunes

Noun[edit]

tuna f (plural tunas)

  1. (Spain) a college singing group, wearing ornate clothes, called in the Americas estudiantina (see Tuna (music))