tamu

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Afar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʌmu/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧mu

Noun[edit]

támu m 

  1. taste

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tamu (guest, visitor), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *t₁mu, *t₁muj, *t₁muəj (guest, visitor). Doublet of temu (to meet). Compare to Old Javanese tamu (guest, visitor).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tamu]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧mu

Noun[edit]

tamu (plural tamu-tamu, first-person possessive tamuku, second-person possessive tamumu, third-person possessive tamunya)

  1. guest, visitor.

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Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tamu

  1. Romanization of ꦠꦩꦸ

Maquiritari[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tamu (possessed tamudu)

  1. grandfather

Usage notes[edit]

This noun has a suppletive first-person possessed form, kooko.

References[edit]

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011), “tamu”, in Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana, Lyon
  • Hall, Katherine (2007), “-tamū-du”, in Mary Ritchie Key & Bernard Comrie, editors, The Intercontinental Dictionary Series[1], Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, published 2021
  • Monterrey, Nalúa Rosa Silva (2012) Hombres de curiara y mujeres de conuco. Etnografía de los indigenas Ye’kwana de Venezuela, Ciudad Bolívar: Universidad Nacional Experimental de Guayana, page 62–65, 70, 74

Old Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Mon-Khmer *t₁mu, *t₁muj, *t₁muəj (guest, visitor). Doublet of tĕmu (to meet).

Noun[edit]

tamu

  1. guest

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Descendants[edit]

  • Javanese: ꦠꦩꦸ (tamu)
  • Balinese: ᬢᬫᬸ (tamu)

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Found only in the Sabaki languages, likely a very early borrowing from Arabic طَعْم(ṭaʿm, taste).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

-tamu (declinable)

  1. sweet (having a pleasant taste)

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish طامو(tamu), from Old Anatolian Turkish طامو(tamu), from Proto-Turkic *tam- (to burn, kindle, ignite).

Cognate with Tatar тәмуг (tämuğ, hell), Uzbek tamugʻ (hell), Uyghur تامۇق(tamuq, hell), Bashkir тамуҡ (tamuq, hell).

Noun[edit]

tamu (definite accusative tamuyu, plural tamular)

  1. hell (where sinners go)

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Yogad[edit]

Noun[edit]

tamu

  1. direction