tarot

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English[edit]

Tarot cards.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French tarot, from Italian tarocco. Compare tarok, German Tarock.

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tarot (countable and uncountable, plural tarots)

  1. (singular or plural) A card game played in various different variations.
    • 1987, Hans Hahn, “Logic, Mathematics, and Knowledge,” in Unified Science, Brian McGuiness ed.
      [] it is not that I cannot convince him, but that I must refuse to go on talking with him, just as I shall refuse to go on playing tarot with a partner who insists on taking my fool with the moon.
    • 1996, Jan Potocki, The Manuscript Found in Saragossa [1]
      They took me to her and then we all came back to the portal, where we started playing tarot.
      As we were engrossed in this game, which requires quite a lot of attention, a well-dressed man appeared and seemed to examine us all closely, first one then another.
    • 2001, Donald Davidson, Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation [2]
      In explaining what it is to play tarot we could not leave out of account the rules that define the game; []
  2. Any of the set of 78 playing cards (divided into five suits, including one of permanent trumps), often used for mystical divination.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian tarocco.

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tarot m (plural tarots)

  1. tarot

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tarot, from Italian tarocchi.

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tarot m (Cyrillic spelling тарот)

  1. tarot (card game)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /taˈɾo/, [t̪aˈɾo]

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tarot m (plural tarots)

  1. tarot