Tau

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See also: tau, tàu, ta'u, and taʻu

German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

PIE root
*dʰewh₂-

From Old High German tou, from Proto-Germanic *dawwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewh₂- ‎(smoke, haze). Compare Low German Dau, Dutch dauw, English dew, compare also Danish dug.

Noun[edit]

Tau m ‎(genitive Taus or Taues, no plural)

  1. dew
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German, from Old Saxon tou, from Proto-Germanic *tawwą.

Noun[edit]

Tau n ‎(genitive Taus or Taues, plural Taue)

  1. strong rope
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Ancient Greek, see tau.

Noun[edit]

Tau n ‎(genitive Taus, plural Taus)

  1. tau (greek letter)
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