tarah

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Big Nambas[edit]

Noun[edit]

tarah

  1. (used by women in circumstances where nauei was taboo) water

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • The Oceanic Languages (2013, →ISBN, citing Fox 1996

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ta.rah/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧rah

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tarah, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taRaq, from Proto-Austronesian *taRaq.

Verb[edit]

tarah (Jawi spelling تاره‎)

  1. to smooth or level wood with a knife
  2. planing with an adze; shaping, rough-hewing