tavla

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: tāvlä, tăvlä, IPA(key): /teɪvlɑː/, /tævlɑː/
  • Hyphenation: tav‧la

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish tavla, from Italian tavola, from Latin tabula.

Noun[edit]

tavla (plural tavlas)

  1. (backgammon) A version of the board game backgammon played widely in Turkey and other countries of the region.
    • 1978, Past the tavern and hear the joggle of tavlasLawrence Durrell, in a 1977 interview published in Listener, 1978, and reprinted in Lawrence Durrell: Conversations, 1998 (see p.174)

Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Lojbanized spelling.

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Gismu[edit]

tavla (rafsi tav or ta'a)

  1. talk; x1 talks/speaks to x2 about subject x3 in language x4
    mi tavla do fo la glibau
    I talk to you in English.
    le sutra tavla
    the fast talker
    lenu sutra tavla
    the fast talking
    mi sutra tavla do la lojban. la gliban.
    I talk swiftly to you about Lojban in English.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish tavla, from Italian tavola, from Latin tabula.

Noun[edit]

tavla f (Cyrillic spelling тавла)

  1. tavla
  2. (backgammon) backgammon

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tabula via German Tafel.

Noun[edit]

tavla c

  1. (art) a painting; piece of painted canvas
  2. a picture hanging on a wall
  3. a hard, flat surface for writing or drawing, for example a blackboard (svarta tavlan) or whiteboard
  4. a tablet
  5. (colloquial) A glaring mistake, a blunder

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian tavola, from Latin tabula.

Noun[edit]

tavla

  1. tavla
  2. (backgammon) backgammon