atas

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See also: atás, ätas, and -atas

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay atas.

Adjective[edit]

atas (comparative more atas, superlative most atas)

  1. (Singapore, informal) High (elevated in status, esteem, prestige; exalted in rank, station, or character).
    • [2016 September 13, “Aiyoh, atas, ah beng and char kway teow: More Singlish words added to Oxford English Dictionary”, in The Straits Times[1], OCLC 8572659, archived from the original on 13 Sept 2016:
      "Atas", an oft-used term by Singaporeans to deride people for being too arrogant or high-class, was also included in the list.]
  2. (Singapore, informal) Arrogant.
    • [2016 September 13, “Aiyoh, atas, ah beng and char kway teow: More Singlish words added to Oxford English Dictionary”, in The Straits Times[2], OCLC 8572659, archived from the original on 13 Sept 2016:
      "Atas", an oft-used term by Singaporeans to deride people for being too arrogant or high-class, was also included in the list.]

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

atas

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of atar

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay atas, from Proto-Malayic *atas, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *atas (compare Tagalog taas), from Proto-Austronesian *aCas.

Adverb[edit]

atas

  1. upstairs

Preposition[edit]

atas

  1. on, upon, on top of
  2. upper, above
  3. in connection with, with reference to, regarding
  4. according to
  5. of
    Buku itu terdiri atas beberapa bab.
    That book consists of several chapters.
  6. due to, because of
  7. about
    Ia berlagak tidak mengerti atas masalah itu.
    He/she pretended not to understand about that problem.

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Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

atas

  1. inflection of at:
    1. relative present indicative
    2. first-person singular past indicative dependent

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
atas n-atas hatas not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *atas (compare Indonesian atas), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *atas (compare Tagalog taas), from Proto-Austronesian *aCas.

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Preposition[edit]

atas (Jawi spelling اتس)

  1. on, upon, on top of, above (abstract)

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

atas f sg

  1. Plural of noun ata.

Verb[edit]

atas

  1. second-person singular (tu) present indicative of atar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈatas/, [ˈat̪as]

Verb[edit]

atas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of atar.

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

atas

  1. order; command

Noun[edit]

atás

  1. allocation; partition (as of heirs obtaining shares of inheritance)

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