taas

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See also: tås, tas, Tas, TAS, tās, tAS, taş, t'as, and Tas.

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

taas

  1. plural of taa

Anagrams[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *atas, from Proto-Austronesian *aCas (compare Aklanon taas, Hiligaynon taas, Indonesian atas, Malay atas, and Tagalog taas).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

taas

  1. long
  2. tall
  3. high

Verb[edit]

taas

  1. to make something long or tall
  2. to grow taller; increase in height
  3. to raise something higher
    1. for (one's) temperature, pressure, or other quantities to rise

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

taas

  1. the upper floors of a building
  2. one's superior; a higher-up
  3. (Christianity) heaven

Fiji Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English task.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taas

  1. task

References[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the lative singular taka +‎ -s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑːs/, [ˈt̪ɑːs̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑːs
  • Syllabification(key): taas

Adverb[edit]

taas

  1. again
  2. on the other hand, for one

Inflection[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • See the inflection table.

Anagrams[edit]


Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *atas, from Proto-Austronesian *aCas (compare Aklanon taas, Cebuano taas, Indonesian atas, Malay atas, and Tagalog taas).

Noun[edit]

táas

  1. height

Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *taka-. Cognates include Finnish taas and Karelian tuas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

taas

  1. again
    • 1936, N. A. Iljin and V. I. Junus, Bukvari iƶoroin șkouluja vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 56:
      Timo, miks siä makkaat taas?
      Timo, why are you sleeping again?
    • 1936, D. I. Efimov, Lukukirja: Inkeroisia alkușkouluja vart (ensimäine osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 6:
      Taas läksin mänomää.
      Taas paukkaa jää.
      Again I went for a walk.
      Again the ice crackles.

Anagrams[edit]

References[edit]

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 136
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 579

Mansaka[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *atas, compare Malay atas.

Adverb[edit]

taas

  1. above

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English tas (mow of corn or hay), from Proto-Germanic *tassaz (heap, mass). Cognate with Middle Low German tas (stack of hay or wheat), Middle Dutch tas, tasse (heap, pile).

Noun[edit]

taas (plural tases)

  1. heap
    To ransake in the taas of bodyes dede — Chaucer

Southeastern Tepehuan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish taza, from Andalusian Arabic طَاس‎, from Arabic طَاس(ṭās), from Middle Persian tšt' (tašt). C.f. O'odham ta꞉sa.

Noun[edit]

taas (plural tataas)

  1. cup

References[edit]

  • R. de Willett, Elizabeth, et al. (2016) Diccionario tepehuano de Santa María Ocotán, Durango (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 48)‎[2] (in Spanish), electronic edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 158

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *atas (compare Aklanon taas, Cebuano taas, Hiligaynon taas, and Malay atas), from Proto-Austronesian *aCas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ta‧as
  • IPA(key): /taˈʔas/, [tɐˈʔas]
  • IPA(key): /ˈtaʔas/, [ˈtɐ.ʔɐs] (dialectal, southern Tagalog, also archaic)

Noun[edit]

taás

  1. height (distance from the base of something to the top)
    Synonyms: tayog, layog
  2. altitude; elevation above a given level
  3. height; stature (of a standing person, animal, etc.)
    Synonyms: tangkad, hagway
  4. level; amount (of prices)
    Synonyms: kamahalan, kataasan
  5. promotion (in one's position or office)
    Synonyms: asenso, pag-asenso
  6. (figuratively) aloftness; highness (of a person when dealing with others)
    Synonyms: kataasan, kahambugan, kapalaluan
  7. (figuratively) eminence; nobility
    Synonyms: kadakilaan, kabunyian, kamahalan
  8. (colloquial) Alternative form of itaas
    Nasa taas pa siya.
    He/she is still upstairs.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

taás

  1. immediate imperative mood of itaas
  2. immediate imperative mood of magtaas