tapis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French, from Old French tapiz, from Vulgar Latin *tappetium, from Byzantine Greek ταπήτιον (tapḗtion), from Ancient Greek τάπης (tápēs), from an Iranian source.

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Noun[edit]

tapis (plural tapises)

  1. A tapestry.
    • 1916, Philippine Craftsman, volume 5, page 393:
      The tapises and blankets woven in Bontoc are similar in color and design to those of northern Lepanto where the method of weaving them probably originated.
  2. Carpeting.
  3. (historical) The cover of a council table.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive form of tapar

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General Cebuano) IPA(key): /ˈt̪aˌpis̪/
  • Rhymes: -pis̪
  • Hyphenation: ta‧pis

Noun[edit]

tapis

  1. a towel wrap, a wraparound

Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. to cover one's body using a towel

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:tapis.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ta.pi/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of tapir

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French tapiz, from Vulgar Latin *tappetium, from Latin tapēs, tapētem or from Byzantine Greek ταπήτιον (tapḗtion), from Ancient Greek τάπης (tápēs), from an Iranian source.

Noun[edit]

tapis m (plural tapis)

  1. carpet; mat; rug
  2. (poker) all-in (an instance of betting all of one's chips)

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Indonesian[edit]

Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. to filter
  2. to strain
  3. to apply pressure

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tapiz, from Vulgar Latin *tappetium, from Byzantine Greek ταπήτιον (tapḗtion), from Ancient Greek τάπης (tápēs), from an Iranian source.

Noun[edit]

tapis m (plural tapis)

  1. (Jersey) carpet

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

tapis

  1. a wraparound skirt worn by ancient Filipino women
  2. a towel wrap