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.

Anagrams[edit]


Aeka[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata

  1. paternal aunt

References[edit]

Greenhill, Simon (2017). "Language: Aeka". TransNewGuinea.org - database of the languages of New Guinea. Retrieved July 7, 2017.


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
    Les enfants, aujourd'hui on va voir tata !
    Kids, today we're going to see 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]

Etymology[edit]

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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]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative tata taták
accusative tatát tatákat
dative tatának tatáknak
instrumental tatával tatákkal
causal-final tatáért tatákért
translative tatává tatákká
terminative tatáig tatákig
essive-formal tataként tatákként
essive-modal
inessive tatában tatákban
superessive tatán tatákon
adessive tatánál tatáknál
illative tatába tatákba
sublative tatára tatákra
allative tatához tatákhoz
elative tatából tatákból
delative tatáról tatákról
ablative tatától tatáktól
Possessive forms of tata
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tatám tatáim
2nd person sing. tatád tatáid
3rd person sing. tatája tatái
1st person plural tatánk tatáink
2nd person plural tatátok tatáitok
3rd person plural tatájuk tatáik

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]

Onomatopoeic, mimicking baby talk. Compare the similar atta, and also Cornish tat, tas, Breton tad, Ancient Greek τατᾶ (tatâ), τέττα (tétta), Bulgarian та́тко (tátko), Sanskrit तात (tāta).

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]

References[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

Synonyms[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tata m pers

  1. (informal) dad

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


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 1[edit]

Borrowing from Latin tata. Compare taita.

Noun[edit]

tata m (plural tatas)

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

Etymology 2[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]

Conjugation of -tata
Non-finite forms
Form Positive Negative
Infinitive kutata kutotata
Simple finite forms
Positive form Singular Plural
Imperative tata tateni
Habitual hutata
Complex finite forms
Polarity Persons Persons / Classes Classes
1st 2nd 3rd / M-wa M-mi Ma Ki-vi N U Ku Pa Mu
Sg. Pl. Sg. Pl. Sg. / 1 Pl. / 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 / 14 15 / 17 16 18
Past
Positive nilitata
nalitata
tulitata
twalitata
ulitata
walitata
mlitata
mwalitata
alitata walitata ulitata ilitata lilitata yalitata kilitata vilitata ilitata zilitata ulitata kulitata palitata mulitata
Relative niliotata
naliotata
tuliotata
twaliotata
uliotata
waliotata
mliotata
mwaliotata
aliotata waliotata uliotata iliotata liliotata yaliotata kiliotata viliotata iliotata ziliotata uliotata kuliotata paliotata muliotata
Negative sikutata hatukutata hukutata hamkutata hakutata hawakutata haukutata haikutata halikutata hayakutata hakikutata havikutata haikutata hazikutata haukutata hakukutata hapakutata hamukutata
Present
Positive ninatata
natata
tunatata unatata mnatata anatata wanatata unatata inatata linatata yanatata kinatata vinatata inatata zinatata unatata kunatata panatata munatata
Relative ninaotata
naotata
tunaotata unaotata mnaotata anaotata wanaotata unaotata inaotata linaotata yanaotata kinaotata vinaotata inaotata zinaotata unaotata kunaotata panaotata munaotata
Negative sitati hatutati hutati hamtati hatati hawatati hautati haitati halitati hayatati hakitati havitati haitati hazitati hautati hakutati hapatati hamutati
Future
Positive nitatata tutatata utatata mtatata atatata watatata utatata itatata litatata yatatata kitatata vitatata itatata zitatata utatata kutatata patatata mutatata
Relative nitakaotata tutakaotata utakaotata mtakaotata atakaotata watakaotata utakaotata itakaotata litakaotata yatakaotata kitakaotata vitakaotata itakaotata zitakaotata utakaotata kutakaotata patakaotata mutakaotata
Negative sitatata hatutatata hutatata hamtatata hatatata hawatatata hautatata haitatata halitatata hayatatata hakitatata havitatata haitatata hazitatata hautatata hakutatata hapatatata hamutatata
Subjunctive
Positive nitate tutate utate mtate atate watate utate itate litate yatate kitate vitate itate zitate utate kutate patate mutate
Negative nisitate tusitate usitate msitate asitate wasitate usitate isitate lisitate yasitate kisitate visitate isitate zisitate usitate kusitate pasitate musitate
Present Conditional
Positive ningetata tungetata ungetata mngetata angetata wangetata ungetata ingetata lingetata yangetata kingetata vingetata ingetata zingetata ungetata kungetata pangetata mungetata
Negative nisingetata
singetata
tusingetata
hatungetata
usingetata
hungetata
msingetata
hamngetata
asingetata
hangetata
wasingetata
hawangetata
usingetata
haungetata
isingetata
haingetata
lisingetata
halingetata
yasingetata
hayangetata
kisingetata
hakingetata
visingetata
havingetata
isingetata
haingetata
zisingetata
hazingetata
usingetata
haungetata
kusingetata
hakungetata
pasingetata
hapangetata
musingetata
hamungetata
Past Conditional
Positive ningalitata tungalitata ungalitata mngalitata angalitata wangalitata ungalitata ingalitata lingalitata yangalitata kingalitata vingalitata ingalitata zingalitata ungalitata kungalitata pangalitata mungalitata
Negative nisingalitata
singalitata
tusingalitata
hatungalitata
usingalitata
hungalitata
msingalitata
hamngalitata
asingalitata
hangalitata
wasingalitata
hawangalitata
usingalitata
haungalitata
isingalitata
haingalitata
lisingalitata
halingalitata
yasingalitata
hayangalitata
kisingalitata
hakingalitata
visingalitata
havingalitata
isingalitata
haingalitata
zisingalitata
hazingalitata
usingalitata
haungalitata
kusingalitata
hakungalitata
pasingalitata
hapangalitata
musingalitata
hamungalitata
Conditional Contrary to Fact
Positive ningelitata tungelitata ungelitata mngelitata angelitata wangelitata ungelitata ingelitata lingelitata yangelitata kingelitata vingelitata ingelitata zingelitata ungelitata kungelitata pangelitata mungelitata
General Relative
Positive nitatao tutatao utatao mtatao atatao watatao utatao itatao litatao yatatao kitatao vitatao itatao zitatao utatao kutatao patatao mutatao
Negative nisiotata tusiotata usiotata msiotata asiotata wasiotata usiotata isiotata lisiotata yasiotata kisiotata visiotata isiotata zisiotata usiotata kusiotata pasiotata musiotata
Gnomic
Positive natata twatata watata mwatata atata watata watata yatata latata yatata chatata vyatata yatata zatata watata kwatata patata mwatata
Perfect
Positive nimetata tumetata umetata mmetata ametata wametata umetata imetata limetata yametata kimetata vimetata imetata zimetata umetata kumetata pametata mumetata
"Already"
Positive nimeshatata tumeshatata umeshatata mmeshatata ameshatata wameshatata umeshatata imeshatata limeshatata yameshatata kimeshatata vimeshatata imeshatata zimeshatata umeshatata kumeshatata pameshatata mumeshatata
"Not yet"
Negative sijatata hatujatata hujatata hamjatata hajatata hawajatata haujatata haijatata halijatata hayajatata hakijatata havijatata haijatata hazijatata haujatata hakujatata hapajatata hamujatata
"If/When"
Positive nikitata tukitata ukitata mkitata akitata wakitata ukitata ikitata likitata yakitata kikitata vikitata ikitata zikitata ukitata kukitata pakitata mukitata
"If not"
Negative nisipotata tusipotata usipotata msipotata asipotata wasipotata usipotata isipotata lisipotata yasipotata kisipotata visipotata isipotata zisipotata usipotata kusipotata pasipotata musipotata
Consecutive
Positive nikatata tukatata ukatata mkatata akatata wakatata ukatata ikatata likatata yakatata kikatata vikatata ikatata zikatata ukatata kukatata pakatata mukatata
Not all possible forms are listed in the table. Transitive verbs can take object concords, relative concords can agree with all noun classes, and many other forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

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