Tau

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See also: tau, tàu, ta'u, and taʻu

German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German tou, from Proto-Germanic *dawwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰew- (run, flow). Compare Low German Dau, Dutch dauw, English dew, compare also Danish dug.

Noun[edit]

Tau m (genitive Taus or Taues, no plural)

  1. dew

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German, from Proto-Germanic *taugō. Cognate to Dutch touw and Danish tov.

Noun[edit]

Tau n (genitive Taus or Taues, plural Taue)

  1. strong rope

Etymology 3[edit]

From Ancient Greek, see tau.

Noun[edit]

Tau n

  1. tau (greek letter)