taxi

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See also: Taxi, táxi, and taxi-

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Shortened from taximeter cab, taximeter (automatic meter that records distance and fare) from French taximètre, from German Taxameter (whence also English taxameter), coined from Medieval Latin taxa (tax, charge).[1] More at tax, task.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtæk.si/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æksi

Noun[edit]

taxi (plural taxis or taxies)

  1. A vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public, driven by a taxi driver.
    • 1932, Delos W. Lovelace, King Kong, published 1965, page 12:
      "Taxi," he called. And when one pulled up to the curb with screeching brakes he ordered, "The nearest restaurant."
    • 2007 August 24, Graham Linehan, The IT Crowd, Season 2, Episode 1:
      [Sobbing uncontrollably] I thought I could make it work between us because you looked a bit like a man.
      TAXI!
  2. (aviation) The movement of an aircraft across an airport's surface under its own power; a phase of aircraft operation involving this movement.
    During taxi, the flaps and slats are extended and the second engine (if not already running) is started.
    Seat belts must be kept fastened during taxi, takeoff, turbulence, and landing.
  3. (South Africa) A share taxi.

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Verb[edit]

taxi (third-person singular simple present taxies or taxis, present participle taxiing or taxying, simple past and past participle taxied)

  1. To move an aircraft on the ground under its own power.
    taxi down the runway
  2. To travel by taxicab.
    • 1932, Delos W. Lovelace, King Kong, published 1965, page 1:
      [H]e had taxied to the waterfront bent upon a business in which nostalgia had no part[.]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “taxi”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi (vehicle)

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxi ?

  1. taxi

Declension[edit]

Declension of taxi (inanimate, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive taxi taxia taxiak
ergative taxik taxiak taxiek
dative taxiri taxiari taxiei
genitive taxiren taxiaren taxien
comitative taxirekin taxiarekin taxiekin
causative taxirengatik taxiarengatik taxiengatik
benefactive taxirentzat taxiarentzat taxientzat
instrumental taxiz taxiaz taxiez
inessive taxitan taxian taxietan
locative taxitako taxiko taxietako
allative taxitara taxira taxietara
terminative taxitaraino taxiraino taxietaraino
directive taxitarantz taxirantz taxietarantz
destinative taxitarako taxirako taxietarako
ablative taxitatik taxitik taxietatik
partitive taxirik
prolative taxitzat

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of taxímetre.

Noun[edit]

taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxi f (plural taxis)

  1. (biology) taxis

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxi n

  1. taxi

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Further reading[edit]

  • taxi in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • taxi in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxi c (definite singular taxien, indefinite plural taxier, definite plural taxierne)

  1. taxi

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French taxi, from German Taxameter.

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Noun[edit]

taxi m (plural taxi's, diminutive taxietje n)

  1. A taxi.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of taximètre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi
  2. (by extension) taxi driver
  3. (by extension) helicopter or plane used for transport
  4. (military) act of transporting troops

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Taxi.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɒksi]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧xi
  • Rhymes: -si

Noun[edit]

taxi (plural taxik)

  1. taxi (a vehicle that may be hired for single journeys by members of the public, driven by a taxi driver)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative taxi taxik
accusative taxit taxikat
dative taxinak taxiknak
instrumental taxival taxikkal
causal-final taxiért taxikért
translative taxivá taxikká
terminative taxiig taxikig
essive-formal taxiként taxikként
essive-modal
inessive taxiban taxikban
superessive taxin taxikon
adessive taxinál taxiknál
illative taxiba taxikba
sublative taxira taxikra
allative taxihoz taxikhoz
elative taxiból taxikból
delative taxiról taxikról
ablative taxitól taxiktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
taxié taxiké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
taxiéi taxikéi
Possessive forms of taxi
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. taxim taxijaim
2nd person sing. taxid taxijaid
3rd person sing. taxija taxijai
1st person plural taxink taxijaink
2nd person plural taxitok taxijaitok
3rd person plural taxijuk taxijaik

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Compound words
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • taxi in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtak.si/, /tasˈsi/*[1]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aksi, -i
  • Hyphenation: tà‧xi

Noun[edit]

taxi m

  1. taxi
    Synonym: tassì

References[edit]

  1. ^ taxi in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxī

  1. inflection of taxus:
    1. nominative/vocative plural
    2. genitive singular

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English taxi.

Noun[edit]

taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. (Jersey) taxi

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English taxi

Noun[edit]

taxi m (definite singular taxien, indefinite plural taxier, definite plural taxiene)

  1. a taxi (only cars)

Synonyms[edit]

  • drosje (also horse-drawn vehicles, etc.)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English taxi

Noun[edit]

taxi m (definite singular taxien, indefinite plural taxiar, definite plural taxiane)

  1. a taxi (cars only)

Synonyms[edit]

  • drosje (also horse-drawn vehicles, etc.)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French taxi.

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Noun[edit]

taxi n (plural taxiuri)

  1. taxi

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of taxímetro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaɡsi/, [ˈt̪aɣ̞.si]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

taxi m (plural taxis)

  1. taxi

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxi c

  1. taxi

Declension[edit]

Declension of taxi 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative taxi taxin taxibilar taxibilarna
Genitive taxis taxins taxibilars taxibilarnas

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Walloon[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxi m

  1. (nonstandard) taxi