tahu

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See also: tahʉ

Hopi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uto-Aztecan *tap.

Noun[edit]

tahu (plural tathu)

  1. tendon
  2. muscle
  3. (slang) Navajo

Derived terms[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay tahu, from Proto-Malayic *tahu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Chamic, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqu, from Proto-Austronesian *Caqu.

Verb[edit]

tahu

  1. to know (to be certain or sure about (something))
  2. to know (to have knowledge of)
    Aku tidak tahu.
    I do not know.
  3. to know (to be aware of; to be cognizant of)
  4. to know (to have knowledge; to have information, be informed)
  5. (colloquial) to know (to experience)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Hokkien 豆腐 (tāu-hū, “tofu, bean curd”), from Middle Chinese (dùw, “bean”) + (bjú, “rotten, fermented”). Compare Japanese 豆腐 (とうふ, tōfu, tofu, bean curd).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ta.hu/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧hu

Noun[edit]

tahu

  1. tofu

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Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tahu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Chamic, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqu, from Proto-Austronesian *Caqu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tahu (Jawi spelling تاهو‎)

  1. to know (be certain or sure about something)
  2. to know (have knowledge of)
    Aku tidak tahu.
    I do not know.

Derived terms[edit]


Mori Bawah[edit]

Verb[edit]

tahu

  1. (stative) to be over there, somewhere remote and at a higher elevation then the speaker and hearer

References[edit]

  • The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar (2013, →ISBN, page 695-6