taiko

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 太鼓 (たいこ taiko), from Middle Chinese (tʰàj "great") + ( "drum").

Noun[edit]

taiko (plural taikos)

  1. (sumo) A traditional drum, beaten by yobidashi to announce the beginning of a tournament, and at the end of each day
  2. (music) A Japanese drum or a performance of several drummers in an ensemble (also called kumi-daiko).

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

taiko (plural taikos)

  1. The Chatham Island taiko (Pterodroma magentae).
    • 2000, Errol Fuller, Extinct Birds, Oxford 2000, p. 61:
      The taiko, a gadfly petrel from the Chatham Islands near to New Zealand, was well known to islanders during the nineteenth century, being used by them as a food resource.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 太鼓 (たいこ taiko).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑi̯ko/
  • Hyphenation: tai‧ko

Noun[edit]

taiko

  1. (music) taiko (instrument)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of taiko (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative taiko taikot
genitive taikon taikojen
partitive taikoa taikoja
illative taikoon taikoihin
singular plural
nominative taiko taikot
accusative nom. taiko taikot
gen. taikon
genitive taikon taikojen
partitive taikoa taikoja
inessive taikossa taikoissa
elative taikosta taikoista
illative taikoon taikoihin
adessive taikolla taikoilla
ablative taikolta taikoilta
allative taikolle taikoille
essive taikona taikoina
translative taikoksi taikoiksi
instructive taikoin
abessive taikotta taikoitta
comitative taikoineen

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Woleaian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 太鼓 (たいこ taiko)

Noun[edit]

taiko

  1. drum