tahu

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See also: tahʉ

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Min Nan 豆腐 (tāu-hū).

Noun[edit]

tahu

  1. tofu

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