taxis

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See also: Taxus, Taxis, táxis, and taxi's

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek τάξις (táxis, arrangement, order).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: tăkʹsĭs, IPA(key): /ˈtæksɪs/
    • (file)

Noun[edit]

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taxis (plural taxes)

  1. (biology) The directional movement of an organism in response to a stimulus.
  2. (medicine) The manipulation of a body part into its normal position after dislocation or fracture.
    Synonym: reduction
  3. (rhetoric) The arrangement of the parts of a topic.
  4. arrangement or ordering generally, as in architecture or grammar
  5. (historical) A brigade in an Ancient Greek army.
Usage notes[edit]

Distinguished from tropism in that in a tropism, the organism is not motile, and simply turns or grows towards or away from stimulus (e.g., plants, fungi), while in a taxis, the organism has motility and moves towards or away from stimulus (e.g., bacteria, animals). Distinguished from a kinesis in that a kinesis is non-directional movement, while a taxis is directional.

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See taxi.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: tăkʹsēz, IPA(key): /ˈtæksiz/
    • (file)

Noun[edit]

taxis

  1. plural of taxi

Verb[edit]

taxis

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative of taxi

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxis

  1. plural of taxi

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxis

  1. plural of taxi

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxis m

  1. plural of taxi

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

taxi +‎ -s

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɒksiʃ]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧xis
  • Rhymes: -iʃ

Noun[edit]

taxis (plural taxisok)

  1. taxi driver, cab driver
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative taxis taxisok
accusative taxist taxisokat
dative taxisnak taxisoknak
instrumental taxissal taxisokkal
causal-final taxisért taxisokért
translative taxissá taxisokká
terminative taxisig taxisokig
essive-formal taxisként taxisokként
essive-modal
inessive taxisban taxisokban
superessive taxison taxisokon
adessive taxisnál taxisoknál
illative taxisba taxisokba
sublative taxisra taxisokra
allative taxishoz taxisokhoz
elative taxisból taxisokból
delative taxisról taxisokról
ablative taxistól taxisoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
taxisé taxisoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
taxiséi taxisokéi
Possessive forms of taxis
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. taxisom taxisaim
2nd person sing. taxisod taxisaid
3rd person sing. taxisa taxisai
1st person plural taxisunk taxisaink
2nd person plural taxisotok taxisaitok
3rd person plural taxisuk taxisaik

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin taxis, from Ancient Greek τάξις (táxis, arrangement, order).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɒksis]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧xis
  • Rhymes: -is

Noun[edit]

taxis

  1. (biology) taxis (the directional movement of an organism in response to a stimulus)
  2. (medicine) taxis (the manipulation of a body part into its normal position after dislocation or fracture)
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative taxis taxisok
accusative taxist taxisokat
dative taxisnak taxisoknak
instrumental taxis-szal taxisokkal
causal-final taxisért taxisokért
translative taxis-szá taxisokká
terminative taxisig taxisokig
essive-formal taxisként taxisokként
essive-modal
inessive taxisban taxisokban
superessive taxison taxisokon
adessive taxisnál taxisoknál
illative taxisba taxisokba
sublative taxisra taxisokra
allative taxishoz taxisokhoz
elative taxisból taxisokból
delative taxisról taxisokról
ablative taxistól taxisoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
taxisé taxisoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
taxiséi taxisokéi
Possessive forms of taxis
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. taxisom taxisaim
2nd person sing. taxisod taxisaid
3rd person sing. taxisa taxisai
1st person plural taxisunk taxisaink
2nd person plural taxisotok taxisaitok
3rd person plural taxisuk taxisaik

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

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of taxus

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tāxis

  1. (Old Latin) second-person singular sigmatic future active indicative of tangō
Usage notes[edit]

See explanation at tangō.

Verb[edit]

tāxīs

  1. (Old Latin) second-person singular sigmatic aorist active subjunctive of tangō
Usage notes[edit]

See explanation at tangō.

References[edit]

  • taxis 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)
  • taxis”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • taxis”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxis

  1. plural of taxi

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxis

  1. indefinite genitive singular of taxi