tatta

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See also: Tatta and tättä

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hindi

Noun[edit]

tatta (plural tattas)

  1. (India) A bamboo frame or trellis hung at a door or window of a house, over which water is allowed to trickle, in order to moisten and cool the air as it enters.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for tatta in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Italian tata, from Latin tata (dad, daddy), of onomatopoeic origin.

Noun[edit]

tatta m

  1. (Luserna) father
    Synonym: vatar

References[edit]

  • “tatta” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sranan Tongo Ptata.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑ.taː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tat‧ta

Noun[edit]

tatta m (plural tatta's, diminutive tattaatje n)

  1. (slang, sometimes derogatory) An autochthonous Dutch person.

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