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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Abung[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese ꦠꦥꦶꦃ (tapih).

Noun[edit]

tapis

  1. a gold-embroidered woven fabric (usually worn by women)
  2. a wraparound cloth (usually worn by women)

Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. to cover (something or someone)
  2. to weave
  3. to filter

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive form of tapar

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tapis

  1. a towel wrap, a wraparound

Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. to cover one's body using a towel

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:tapis.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ta.pi/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Participle[edit]

tapis m pl

  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]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tapis (to filter; to sieve; to censor), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tapis (loincloth; to skim; to filter). Doublet of tepis (to counter, to skim).

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Noun[edit]

tapis (plural tapis-tapis, first-person possessive tapisku, second-person possessive tapismu, third-person possessive tapisnya)

  1. filtrator
  2. sieve (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  3. a gold-embroidered woven fabric (usually worn by women)
  4. a wraparound cloth (usually worn by women) (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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Adjective[edit]

tapis

  1. adroit (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  2. deft (used in silat, etc.) (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  3. nimble (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. to cover (something or someone) (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  2. to weave (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tapis

  1. Romanization of ꦠꦥꦶꦱ꧀

Komering[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tapis (loincloth; to skim; to filter). Cognate of Old Javanese tapih.

Noun[edit]

tapis

  1. a gold-embroidered woven fabric (usually worn by women)
  2. a wraparound cloth (usually worn by women)

Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. to cover (something or someone)
  2. to weave
  3. to filter

Lampung Api[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tapis (loincloth; to skim; to filter). Cognate of Old Javanese tapih.

Noun[edit]

tapis

  1. a gold-embroidered woven fabric (usually worn by women)
  2. a wraparound cloth (usually worn by women)

Verb[edit]

tapis

  1. to cover (something or someone)
  2. to weave
  3. to filter

See also[edit]

  • songket (Indonesian type of cloth made of silk or cotton (originally used in Palembang) interwoven with metallic threads which form intricate patterns and motifs; also referring to the weaving and embroidery process in the songket-making method)
  • batik (Indonesian method (originally used in Java) of producing colored designs on textiles by dyeing them, having first applied wax to the parts to be left undyed; also referring to the type of cloth produced using the batik method)

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]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish tapiz (tapestry), from French tapis, from Ancient Greek τάπης (tápēs). Compare Cebuano tapis and Indonesian tapis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ta‧pis
  • IPA(key): /ˈtapis/, [ˈtɐ.pɪs]

Noun[edit]

tapis (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜉᜒᜐ᜔)

  1. sarong-like apron or wrap (worn by women over skirt)
  2. (by extension) towel wrap (especially worn by a woman)
  3. husk covering (of an ear of corn)
    Synonym: takupis

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