tangi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maori.

Noun[edit]

tangi (plural tangis)

  1. Synonym of tangihanga
    • 1906, The District Court and Magistrate's Court Reports
      He goes on to say that the Government, The Maori Sanitary Councils, and the Native Land Court have endeavoured to prevent Maori tangis lasting for more than three or four days []

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

tangi

  1. second-person singular present indicative of tangere
  2. second-person singular imperative of tangere

Anagrams[edit]


Kapingamarangi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taŋis (compare Malay tangis), from Proto-Austronesian *Caŋis.

Verb[edit]

tangi

  1. (intransitive) to cry (to weep)

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

tangī

  1. present passive infinitive of tangō

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taŋis (compare Malay tangis), from Proto-Austronesian *Caŋis.

Verb[edit]

tangi (used in the form tangi-hia)

  1. (intransitive) to cry (to weep)

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Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

tangi m

  1. tang, cape (point of land)

References[edit]

  • tangi in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

tangi

  1. first-person singular preterite of tanger

Rarotongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taŋis (compare Malay tangis), from Proto-Austronesian *Caŋis.

Verb[edit]

tangi

  1. (intransitive) to cry (to weep)

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English tank.

Noun[edit]

tangi (ma class, plural matangi)

  1. tank, reservoir (container)