tiga

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See also: tigă

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þegja, from Proto-Germanic *þagjaną, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *tak-, *tHk-. Cognate with Danish tie, Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌷𐌰𐌽 (þahan), Old High German dagēn, Latin taceō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiga (third person singular past indicative tagdi, third person plural past indicative tagt, supine tagt)

  1. to be silent

Conjugation[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tiga

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tiga, from Proto-Malayic *tiga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tiga

  1. (cardinal) three
    Enam bagi tiga sama dengan dua.
    Six divided by three equals two.

Synonyms[edit]


Kikuyu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiga (infinitive gũtiga)

  1. to stop,[1] to quit
    Tiga kuonia ngarĩ kũhaica mũtĩ. - Stop teaching a leopard how to climb up a tree.[2]
  2. to leave,[1] to quit

Derived terms[edit]

(Phrases)

(Proverbs)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Barlow, A. Ruffell (1960). Studies in Kikuyu Grammar and Idiom, p. 24.
  2. ^ Barra, G. (1960). 1,000 Kikuyu proverbs: with translations and English equivalents, p. 106.
  • Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, p. 363. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).

Malay[edit]

Malay cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tiga

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tiga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tiga (Jawi spelling تيݢ)

  1. (cardinal) three

Synonyms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish þighia, from Old Norse þegja, from Proto-Germanic *þagjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiga

  1. to keep quiet, to say absolutely nothing

Conjugation[edit]

An archaic supine is tegat.