tata

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

tata

  1. Alternative form of ta ta

Etymology 2[edit]

From French tette, of Germanic origin, and/or Old English titt. Confer Dutch tiet and German Zitze.

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Noun[edit]

tata ‎(plural tatas)

  1. (slang) Breast.

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Amanab[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata

  1. pig

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • (General Cebuano) IPA(key): /t̪at̪a/
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: ta‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare tatay.

Noun[edit]

tata

  1. A familiar address to one's father.

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • (General Cebuano) IPA(key): /ˈt̪aˈt̪a/
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: ta‧ta

Etymology 2[edit]

Reduplication of ta, from initial clipping of bata.

Noun[edit]

tata

  1. (childish) A familiar address to a child.

Pronunciation 3[edit]

  • (General Cebuano) IPA(key): /ˈt̪aʔˈt̪aʔ/
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: ta‧ta

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare tastas

Verb[edit]

tata

  1. To wear out.

Central Tarahumara[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata

  1. father

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps imitative, though compare tahtli ‎(father) and Spanish taita ‎(dad).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata ‎(animate)

  1. A child's word for his father; dad, daddy.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, pages 11v, 91r

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata

  1. elder sister

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata f ‎(plural tatas)

  1. (childish) auntie

Noun[edit]

tata m ‎(plural tatas)

  1. (chiefly Canada, vulgar) imbecile, idiot, bastard, wanker, dickhead

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Guaraní[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata

  1. fire

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɒtɒ/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧ta

Noun[edit]

tata ‎(plural taták)

  1. uncle (used to call old men in a manner of humour)

Declension[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata

  1. order
  2. arrangement
  3. system

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata f ‎(plural tate)

  1. governess (or any young woman looking after children)
  2. big sister

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tēt-, *tāt- ‎(father). Cognate with Cornish tat ‎(father), tas, Breton tad ‎(father), Ancient Greek τατᾶ ‎(tatâ, daddy), τέττα ‎(tétta, daddy), Bulgarian татко ‎(tátko, dad, daddy), Sanskrit [script needed] ‎(tātas, papa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata m ‎(genitive tatae); first declension

  1. daddy, a term used by children for their father

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tata tatae
genitive tatae tatārum
dative tatae tatīs
accusative tatam tatās
ablative tatā tatīs
vocative tata tatae

Descendants[edit]


Lingala[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata class 1a

  1. father

Molise Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian tata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata m

  1. dad, father

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Walter Breu and Giovanni Piccoli (2000), Dizionario croato molisano di Acquaviva Collecroce: Dizionario plurilingue della lingua slava della minoranza di provenienza dalmata di Acquaviva Collecroce in Provincia di Campobasso (Parte grammaticale).

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tata.

Noun[edit]

tata

  1. father, dad

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata m pers

  1. (informal) dad

Declension[edit]

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tata.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tâta/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧ta

Noun[edit]

tȁta m ‎(Cyrillic spelling та̏та)

  1. dad, daddy

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tata. Compare taita.

Noun[edit]

tata m ‎(plural tatas)

  1. (dialectal, colloquial, El Salvador) father, daddy

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish teta.

Noun[edit]

tata m ‎(plural tatas)

  1. (colloquial, vulgar) (chiefly in the plural) breasts

Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

-tata ‎(infinitive kutata)

  1. to tangle

Conjugation[edit]


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