tahan

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See also: tahán and tähän

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tahan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tahan (no third-person singular simple present, no present participle, simple past and past participle tahan)

  1. (Malaysia, Singapore, colloquial) To endure; to bear.

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Estonian[edit]

Verb[edit]

tahan

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tahtma

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tahan, from Classical Malay تاهن(tahan), from Proto-Malayic *tahən, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqan (to hold back, to keep in reserve).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtahan]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧han

Adjective[edit]

tahan

  1. durable
  2. strong
  3. tolerate
    Synonym: betah
  4. enough, sufficient
    Synonym: cukup

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Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ta.han/, [ˈt̪ähän]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧han
  • Rhymes: -han, -an

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tahən, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqan (to hold back, to keep in reserve).

Verb[edit]

tahan (Jawi spelling تاهن‎)

  1. to endure, to bear, to withstand, to resist
    tahan laparto endure hunger
    tahan sakitto endure the pain
  2. to be lasting, to be persisting (in)
  3. to be sufficient (for a certain period)
  4. (of an object) to be firm, to be strong
  5. (of a disease) to improve, to be on the mend
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Descendants[edit]
  • Indonesian: tahan
  • Cantonese: 打限 (daa2 haan6)
  • English: tahan
  • Min Nan: 打限 (tá-hān)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqan, *taqən, from Proto-Austronesian *taqan (to set a trap, to set a snare).

Verb[edit]

tahan (Jawi spelling تاهن‎)

  1. to cast a net (to catch fish), to set a trap (to catch animal, fish, etc.)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

tahan (Jawi spelling تاهن‎, plural tahan-tahan, informal 1st possessive tahanku, 2nd possessive tahanmu, 3rd possessive tahannya)

  1. (navigation) a rope installed from the top of a mast to the rear of a boat

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly borrowed from Malay tahan (holding out against; resistance; restraint; to sustain), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqan (to hold back, to keep in reserve). Possible doublet of taan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ta‧han
  • IPA(key): /ˈtahan/, [ˈta.hɐn] (noun, interjection)
  • IPA(key): /taˈhan/, [tɐˈhan]

Noun[edit]

tahan or tahán (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜑᜈ᜔)

  1. stopping from crying
  2. (in general) stopping; ceasing (of rain, running, etc.)
    Synonyms: hinto, tigil, humpay, tugot, likat, paghinto, pagtigil, paghumpay, pagtugot, paglikat
  3. temporary suspension (of work)
    Synonyms: pagkatigil, pagkapatigil, pagkahinto, pagkapahinto
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Interjection[edit]

tahan or tahán (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜑᜈ᜔)

  1. said to someone crying to stop crying: stop crying!

Adjective[edit]

tahán (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜑᜈ᜔)

  1. no longer crying (especially of a baby or child)
  2. not moving; resting; at rest
    Synonyms: tigil, nakatigil, hinto, nakahinto
  3. not working; resting
    Synonyms: namamahinga, nagpapahinga

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tahan (abode, place of residence), from a metathesis of Proto-Austronesian *taNaS (village; place of residence).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ta‧han
  • IPA(key): /ˈtahan/, [ˈta.hɐn]
  • IPA(key): /taˈhan/, [tɐˈhan]

Noun[edit]

tahan or tahán (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜑᜈ᜔)

  1. residing; living (in a house, etc.)
    Synonyms: tira, pagtira, paninirahan
  2. temporary stay or sojourn
    Synonyms: tuloy, pagtuloy, panunulayan
  3. staying of water in a low place (as after rain)
    Synonym: pamamahay
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Robert Blust; Stephen Trussel (2010-) Austronesian Comparative Dictionary[1]
  • Robert Blust; Stephen Trussel (2010-) Austronesian Comparative Dictionary[2]

Tetum[edit]

Noun[edit]

tahan

  1. flap
  2. leaf
  3. page