tiga

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Brunei Malay[edit]

Brunei Malay cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tiga

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tiga, from Prakrit tiga ("triple"), from Sanskrit त्रिक (trika, triple).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tiɡa/
  • Hyphenation: ti‧ga

Numeral[edit]

tiga

  1. three

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]

Conjugation of tiga (irregular)
infinitive tiga
supine tagt
participle (a7)1 tigandi tagdur
present past
first singular tigi tagdi
second singular tigur tagdi
third singular tigur tagdi
plural tiga tagdu
imperative
singular tig!
plural tigið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tiga

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tiga (three), from Proto-Malayic *tiga, from Prakrit tiga ("triple"), from Sanskrit त्रिक (trika, triple).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ti.ɡa/
  • Hyphenation: ti‧ga
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

tiga

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

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Kikuyu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-tíga

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]

(Verbs)

(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
    Ordinal : ketiga
    Collective : ketiga-tiga

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tiga, from Prakrit tiga ("triple"), from Sanskrit त्रिक (trika, triple). Replaced tlu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tiga (Jawi spelling تيݢ‎)

  1. three

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: tiga
  • Min Nan: 知迓 (ti-ga)

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiga (present tiger, preterite teg, supine tigit, imperative tig)

  1. to keep quiet, to say absolutely nothing
  2. (in the imperative, impolite) to shut up

Conjugation[edit]

An archaic supine is tegat.

Anagrams[edit]