tama

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Afar

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /taˈma/ [tʌˈmʌ]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧ma

Determiner

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tamá

  1. this, that, these, those (feminine; near the spoken to)

See also

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References

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  • E. M. Parker, R. J. Hayward (1985) “tama”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Atong (India)

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Etymology

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From Bengali তামা (tama).

Noun

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tama

  1. copper

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Bikol Central

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Adjective

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tamà

  1. correct
    Antonym: sala

Noun

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tamà

  1. hit; strike; shot

Blagar

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Adjective

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tama

  1. tasty

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Bunun

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Noun

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tama

  1. father

Chuukese

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Japanese たま (tama).

Noun

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tama

  1. light bulb

Czech

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Pronunciation

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Adverb

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tama

  1. (dialect, Moravia) this way, this direction
    Synonym: (standard Czech) tudy

Fijian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian [Term?].

Noun

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tama

  1. father

Finnish

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Etymology

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Clipping of Tamagotchi

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑmɑ/, [ˈt̪ɑ̝mɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ta‧ma

Noun

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tama (colloquial)

  1. Tamagotchi

Declension

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Inflection of tama (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative tama tamat
genitive taman tamojen
partitive tamaa tamoja
illative tamaan tamoihin
singular plural
nominative tama tamat
accusative nom. tama tamat
gen. taman
genitive taman tamojen
tamain rare
partitive tamaa tamoja
inessive tamassa tamoissa
elative tamasta tamoista
illative tamaan tamoihin
adessive tamalla tamoilla
ablative tamalta tamoilta
allative tamalle tamoille
essive tamana tamoina
translative tamaksi tamoiksi
abessive tamatta tamoitta
instructive tamoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of tama (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative tamani tamani
accusative nom. tamani tamani
gen. tamani
genitive tamani tamojeni
tamaini rare
partitive tamaani tamojani
inessive tamassani tamoissani
elative tamastani tamoistani
illative tamaani tamoihini
adessive tamallani tamoillani
ablative tamaltani tamoiltani
allative tamalleni tamoilleni
essive tamanani tamoinani
translative tamakseni tamoikseni
abessive tamattani tamoittani
instructive
comitative tamoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative tamasi tamasi
accusative nom. tamasi tamasi
gen. tamasi
genitive tamasi tamojesi
tamaisi rare
partitive tamaasi tamojasi
inessive tamassasi tamoissasi
elative tamastasi tamoistasi
illative tamaasi tamoihisi
adessive tamallasi tamoillasi
ablative tamaltasi tamoiltasi
allative tamallesi tamoillesi
essive tamanasi tamoinasi
translative tamaksesi tamoiksesi
abessive tamattasi tamoittasi
instructive
comitative tamoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative tamamme tamamme
accusative nom. tamamme tamamme
gen. tamamme
genitive tamamme tamojemme
tamaimme rare
partitive tamaamme tamojamme
inessive tamassamme tamoissamme
elative tamastamme tamoistamme
illative tamaamme tamoihimme
adessive tamallamme tamoillamme
ablative tamaltamme tamoiltamme
allative tamallemme tamoillemme
essive tamanamme tamoinamme
translative tamaksemme tamoiksemme
abessive tamattamme tamoittamme
instructive
comitative tamoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative tamanne tamanne
accusative nom. tamanne tamanne
gen. tamanne
genitive tamanne tamojenne
tamainne rare
partitive tamaanne tamojanne
inessive tamassanne tamoissanne
elative tamastanne tamoistanne
illative tamaanne tamoihinne
adessive tamallanne tamoillanne
ablative tamaltanne tamoiltanne
allative tamallenne tamoillenne
essive tamananne tamoinanne
translative tamaksenne tamoiksenne
abessive tamattanne tamoittanne
instructive
comitative tamoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative tamansa tamansa
accusative nom. tamansa tamansa
gen. tamansa
genitive tamansa tamojensa
tamainsa rare
partitive tamaansa tamojaan
tamojansa
inessive tamassaan
tamassansa
tamoissaan
tamoissansa
elative tamastaan
tamastansa
tamoistaan
tamoistansa
illative tamaansa tamoihinsa
adessive tamallaan
tamallansa
tamoillaan
tamoillansa
ablative tamaltaan
tamaltansa
tamoiltaan
tamoiltansa
allative tamalleen
tamallensa
tamoilleen
tamoillensa
essive tamanaan
tamanansa
tamoinaan
tamoinansa
translative tamakseen
tamaksensa
tamoikseen
tamoiksensa
abessive tamattaan
tamattansa
tamoittaan
tamoittansa
instructive
comitative tamoineen
tamoinensa

Anagrams

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Garo

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Noun

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tama

  1. copper

Hausa

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /tá.máː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [tə́.máː]

Noun

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tamā f (possessed form tamar̃)

  1. iron ore

References

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  • Newman, Paul (2007) A Hausa-English Dictionary (Yale Language Series), New Haven, London: Yale University Press, →ISBN, page 196.

Hopi

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Noun

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tama

  1. tooth (body part)

Iban

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Pronunciation

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Verb

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tama

  1. to come inside

Jamamadí

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Noun

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tama

  1. (Banawá) vine

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Japanese

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Romanization

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tama

  1. Rōmaji transcription of たま

Kavalan

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *ama (compare Fijian tama).

Noun

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tama

  1. father

Latin

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Etymology

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Unknown

Noun

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tama f (genitive tamae); first declension

  1. A kind of swelling of the feet and legs

Declension

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First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tama tamae
Genitive tamae tamārum
Dative tamae tamīs
Accusative tamam tamās
Ablative tamā tamīs
Vocative tama tamae

References

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  • tama”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tama in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.

Maltese

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Root
t-m-’
3 terms

Etymology 1

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From Arabic طَمَع (ṭamaʕ, greed, wish). The loss of the final is regular in this noun, but was generalised throughout the root (and is therefore reflected in the spelling). Compare, however, tema’.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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tama f (plural tamiet)

  1. hope
    Synonym: speranza

Etymology 2

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From Arabic طَمِعَ (ṭamiʕa).

Pronunciation

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Verb

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tama (imperfect jitma)

  1. to hope
Conjugation
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    Conjugation of tama
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m tmajt tmajt tama tmajna tmajtu tmaw
f tmat
imperfect m nitma titma jitma nitmaw titmaw jitmaw
f titma
imperative itma itmaw

Maori

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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tama

  1. boy
  2. son
  3. male, man

References

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tama” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori–English, English–Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Niuean

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Noun

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tama

  1. child

Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology

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Borrowed from Middle High German tam(m).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈta.ma/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Syllabification: ta‧ma

Noun

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tama f

  1. dam
    Synonyms: jaz, zapora

Declension

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Derived terms

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verbs

Further reading

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  • tama in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tama in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Rukai

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *t-ama.

Noun

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tama

  1. father
  2. godfather

Samoan

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Noun

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tama

  1. boy
  2. child

Usage notes

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(In the sense: "child") Only said by or to mothers; can be differentiated into tamatane and tamafafine. Otherwise use atali'i or afafine.

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *tьma, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *timāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *temH-. Cognate with Bulgarian тъма (tǎma) and Russian тьма (tʹma).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /tǎːma/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧ma

Noun

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táma f (Cyrillic spelling та́ма)

  1. darkness

Declension

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Further reading

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  • tama” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swahili

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Arabic تَامّ (tāmm).

Adjective

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-tama (declinable)

  1. final

Etymology 2

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adverb

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tama

  1. really, truly
    Synonym: kweli

Swazi

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Verb

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-tama

  1. to strive, to try

Inflection

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Swedish

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Adjective

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tama

  1. inflection of tam:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

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Tagalog

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tamaq (appropriate, suitable; fit together; hit the mark). Also possibly from Malay utama (perfect), ultimately from Sanskrit उत्तम (uttama, excellent).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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tamà (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜋ)

  1. correct; right
    Synonyms: tumpak, wasto, (Marinduque) husto
  2. fit; proper (of one's actions, decisions, etc.)
    Synonyms: akma, tugma, angkop, bagay, nababagay
  3. hitting the mark
    Synonym: tingid
  4. winning (of a bet)
    Synonyms: nanalo, panalo

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Noun

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tamà (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜋ)

  1. right answer; correct answer
  2. right thing to do; morally good or proper act
  3. successful hit, strike, or shot
  4. wound caused by a hit or shot (of a bullet, arrow, etc.)
  5. (colloquial) elevation in mood
  6. (colloquial, by extension) tipsiness
  7. winning numbers (in a lotto, etc.)
  8. right fit or adjustment

Further reading

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  • tama”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Tetum

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Etymology

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Compare Maori tomo.

Verb

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tama

  1. to enter

Tokelauan

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Etymology

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From Proto-Polynesian *tama. Cognates include Hawaiian kama and Samoan tama.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈta.ma]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧ma

Noun

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tama

  1. child
  2. boy
  3. roe
  4. malformed coconut

Usage notes

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  • For the sense "child", tama is only used to refer to a child in relation to either both its parents or its mother.

References

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  • R. Simona, editor (1986), Tokelau Dictionary[2], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 369

Wolof

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Noun

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tama (definite form tama ji)

  1. a small type of talking drum

References

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  • Omar Ka (2018) Nanu Dégg Wolof, National African Language Resource Center, →ISBN, page 254
  • Fal, Arame, Santos, Rosine, Doneux, Jean Léonce (1990) Dictionnaire wolof-français, Paris: Éditions KARTHALA, →ISBN, page 212