tango

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See also: tangò, tangó, and Tango

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Argentine-Spanish tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language (compare Ibibio tamgu ‎(to dance)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Rhymes: -æŋɡəʊ

Noun[edit]

Argentine tango (dance)

tango ‎(plural tangos or tangoes)

  1. A Standard ballroom dance in 4/4 time; or a social dance, the Argentine tango.
  2. A piece of music suited to such a dance.
  3. The letter T in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  4. (slang) enemy, used amongst special police forces, derived from the abbreviation of target using the NATO phonetic alphabet.
  5. A dark orange colour shade; deep tangerine
    tango colour:    

Translations[edit]

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Verb[edit]

tango ‎(third-person singular simple present tangoes, present participle tangoing, simple past and past participle tangoed)

  1. To dance the tango.
  2. (slang, intransitive) To mingle or interact (with each other).
    • 2013, Kathy Casey, D'Lish Deviled Eggs (page 67)
      Creamy cheese, tangy-sweet peppers, and a hit of heat tango in this sexy deviled-egg combo.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

tango n

  1. tango (Standard ballroom dance in 4/4 time; or a social dance, the Argentine tango)

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tango.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tanɡo/, [ˈtˢɑŋɡ̊o]

Noun[edit]

tango c (singular definite tangoen, plural indefinite tangoer)

  1. tango

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Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈt̪ɑŋːo̞]
  • Hyphenation: tan‧go

Noun[edit]

tango

  1. tango

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tango (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative tango tangot
genitive tangon tangojen
partitive tangoa tangoja
illative tangoon tangoihin
singular plural
nominative tango tangot
accusative nom.? tango tangot
gen. tangon
genitive tangon tangojen
partitive tangoa tangoja
inessive tangossa tangoissa
elative tangosta tangoista
illative tangoon tangoihin
adessive tangolla tangoilla
ablative tangolta tangoilta
allative tangolleˣ tangoilleˣ
essive tangona tangoina
translative tangoksi tangoiksi
instructive tangoin
abessive tangotta tangoitta
comitative tangoineen

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tango m ‎(plural tangos)

  1. tango (dance)

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

tango

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tangere

Noun[edit]

tango m ‎(plural tanghi)

  1. tango

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tango

  1. rōmaji reading of たんご

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *tangō, nasal infix present from Proto-Indo-European *teh₂g-. Cognate with Ancient Greek τάσσω ‎(tássō), τεταγών ‎(tetagṓn)[1], Old English þaccian ‎(to touch, pat). More at thack, thwack.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tangō ‎(present infinitive tangere, perfect active tetigī, supine tāctum); third conjugation

  1. (transitive) I touch, grasp.
    Noli me tangere.
    Don't touch me.
  2. (transitive) I reach, arrive at.
  3. (transitive) I attain to.
  4. (transitive) I move, affect.
  5. (transitive) I come home to.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of tango (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tangō tangis tangit tangimus tangitis tangunt
imperfect tangēbam tangēbās tangēbat tangēbāmus tangēbātis tangēbant
future tangam tangēs tanget tangēmus tangētis tangent
perfect tetigī tetigistī tetigit tetigimus tetigistis tetigērunt, tetigēre
pluperfect tetigeram tetigerās tetigerat tetigerāmus tetigerātis tetigerant
future perfect tetigerō tetigeris tetigerit tetigerimus tetigeritis tetigerint
passive present tangor tangeris, tangere tangitur tangimur tangiminī tanguntur
imperfect tangēbar tangēbāris, tangēbāre tangēbātur tangēbāmur tangēbāminī tangēbantur
future tangar tangēris, tangēre tangētur tangēmur tangēminī tangentur
perfect tāctus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tāctus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tāctus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tangam tangās tangat tangāmus tangātis tangant
imperfect tangerem tangerēs tangeret tangerēmus tangerētis tangerent
perfect tetigerim tetigerīs tetigerit tetigerīmus tetigerītis tetigerint
pluperfect tetigissem tetigissēs tetigisset tetigissēmus tetigissētis tetigissent
passive present tangar tangāris, tangāre tangātur tangāmur tangāminī tangantur
imperfect tangerer tangerēris, tangerēre tangerētur tangerēmur tangerēminī tangerentur
perfect tāctus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tāctus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tange tangite
future tangitō tangitō tangitōte tanguntō
passive present tangere tangiminī
future tangitor tangitor tanguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tangere tetigisse tāctūrus esse tangī tāctus esse tāctum īrī
participles tangēns tāctūrus tāctus tangendus

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers

Portuguese[edit]

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tango

Etymology[edit]

Argentine-Spanish tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tango m (plural tangos)

  1. tango (ballroom dance)
  2. a style of music associated with the tango dance (used to accompany and set the beat for the dance)

Verb[edit]

tango

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tangar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tânɡo/
  • Hyphenation: tan‧go

Noun[edit]

tȁngo m (Cyrillic spelling та̏нго)

  1. tango (dance)

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Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tango m ‎(plural tangos)

  1. tango (ballroom dance)
  2. a style of music associated with the tango dance (used to accompany and set the beat for the dance)

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Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

tango (needs class)

  1. cucumber