tartar

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French tartre, from Medieval Latin tartarum, from Byzantine Greek τάρταρον (tártaron), probably from Arabic[Arabic needed].

Noun[edit]

tartar (countable and uncountable, plural tartars)

  1. A red compound deposited during wine making; mostly potassium hydrogen tartrate - a source of cream of tartar.
  2. A hard yellow deposit on the teeth.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From figurative use of Tartar

  1. (dated) A fearsome or angrily violent person.

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Finnish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tartar (not comparable)

  1. tartare (chopped fine and served raw)
    tartar-pihvi
    steak tartare

Declension[edit]

Not inflected; used only as modifier.

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Noun[edit]

tartar

  1. A dish prepared with finely chopped, raw ingredients; in English the names of these dishes are formed with the adjective "tartare".
    Alkupalaksi tarjottiin lohitartaria.
    A salmon tartare was served as appetizer.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tartar (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative tartar tartarit
genitive tartarin tartarien
partitive tartaria tartareja
illative tartariin tartareihin
singular plural
nominative tartar tartarit
accusative nom.? tartar tartarit
gen. tartarin
genitive tartarin tartarien
partitive tartaria tartareja
inessive tartarissa tartareissa
elative tartarista tartareista
illative tartariin tartareihin
adessive tartarilla tartareilla
ablative tartarilta tartareilta
allative tartarilleˣ tartareilleˣ
essive tartarina tartareina
translative tartariksi tartareiksi
instructive tartarein
abessive tartaritta tartareitta
comitative tartareineen

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Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

·tartar

  1. passive singular present subjunctive perfective prototonic of do·beir

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·tartar ·thartar ·tartar
pronounced with /-d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.