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]


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]

Inflection (plural in -k, 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]

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 та́тко ‎(tátko, dad, daddy), Sanskrit तात ‎(tāta, 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]

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[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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