taxa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The plural form of taxon, formed according to the Ancient Greek -ον (-on) (-a) pluralisation pattern.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

taxa

  1. plural of taxon
    • 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page viii:
      Thirdly, I continue to attempt to interdigitate the taxa in our flora with taxa of the remainder of the world.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin taxāre (to appraise).

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Noun[edit]

taxa f (plural taxes)

  1. rate (the proportional relationship between one amount, value etc. and another)
    taxa de mortalitatmortality rate
  2. tax

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Cuiba[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxa

  1. father

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of Taxamotorkompagniet, equivalent to taxameter + kompagnie, from Medieval Latin taxa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /taksa/, [ˈtˢɑɡ̊sa]

Noun[edit]

taxa c (singular definite taxaen, plural indefinite taxaer)

  1. cab, taxi

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greenlandic: taxa

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

taxa

  1. third-person singular past historic of taxer

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese taixa (14th century), from taixar (to tax; to charge a fee), from Latin taxāre, present active infinitive of taxō (I handle; I compute), from tangō (I touch).

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Noun[edit]

taxa f (plural taxas)

  1. fee (monetary payment)
    Synonyms: prezo, tarifa
  2. (taxation) tax (money paid to the government)
    Synonyms: imposto, tributo
    • 1368, E. Cal Pardo, editor, Monasterio de San Salvador de Pedroso en tierras de Trasancos, A Coruña: Deputación Provincial, page 259:
      prometo, commo leal vasallo, deles fazer pagar as ditas taixas et pedidos et dézemos que devan
      I promise, as a loyal vassal, to make them pay the aforementioned taxes and allotments and tithes that they owe
  3. (economics) a percentage or ratio of a value

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References[edit]

  • taxa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • taixa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • taxa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • taxa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Danish taxa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxa (plural taxat)

  1. taxi

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

taxā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of taxō

References[edit]

  • taxa”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • taxa in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • taxa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

From taxar (to tax; to charge a fee), from Latin taxāre (to handle; to compute), from tangō (to touch).

Noun[edit]

taxa f (plural taxas)

  1. fee (monetary payment charged for professional services)
    Synonyms: pauta, tarifa
  2. tax (money paid to the government)
    Synonyms: imposto, tributo
  3. (mathematics, statistics) rate (amount measured in relation to another amount)
    Synonym: índice
  4. (economics) a percentage or ratio of a value
    Synonyms: percentagem, razão
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

taxa

  1. inflection of taxar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French taxer, from Latin taxare.

Verb[edit]

a taxa (third-person singular present taxează, past participle taxat) 1st conj.

  1. to tax

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