itim

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)qitəm. Compare Acehnese itam, Bikol Central itom, Cebuano itom, Coastal Kadazan oitom, Hiligaynon itom, Malay hitam, Minangkabau hitam, Pangasinan itom, Tetum metan, Waray-Waray itom, West Coast Bajau irom, and Yami sirem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧tim
  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈtim/, [ʔɪˈtim]

Adjective[edit]

itím (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜆᜒᜋ᜔)

  1. black (absorbing all light)

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

itím (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜆᜒᜋ᜔)

  1. (color) black
  2. (by extension) black mourning clothes
    Synonym: luksa
  3. (colloquial) black-skinned person
    Synonyms: maitim, negro

See also[edit]

Colors in Tagalog · kulay (layout · text)
     puti      abo, gris      itim
             pula; krimson, pulang-pula              kahel; kayumanggi              dilaw; krema
             kulay-dayap              lungti, lungtian, berde             
             turkesa              bughaw-langit, asul              bughaw, asul
             lila, biyoleta; nila, tayom              mahenta; ube, morado, haban, purpura              rosas, kalimbahin

Further reading[edit]

  • itim”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018