tahu

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See also: tahů and tahʉ

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tahu

  1. genitive/dative/vocative/locative singular of tah

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tahu

  1. genitive singular of tahk

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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]

Tahu

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

tahu

  1. tofu, specifically (extra-)firm pressed fresh tofu.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • tauhu (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore)

Related terms[edit]

  • tofu (specifically soft or extra-soft unpressed fresh tofu)

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Talang Tuo inscription, 684AD. 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