tigo

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Esperanto[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French tige (stem, stalk).

Noun[edit]

tigo (accusative singular tigon, plural tigoj, accusative plural tigojn)

  1. (botany) haulm, stalk, stem (of a plant)

Minangkabau[edit]

Minangkabau cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : tigo
    Ordinal : katigo

Etymology[edit]

Compare Indonesian tiga, Malay tiga.

Numeral[edit]

tigo

  1. three

Ternate[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tigo

  1. (intransitive) for one's joints to ache
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of tigo
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st totigo fotigo mitigo
2nd notigo nitigo
3rd Human otigom, motigof itigo, yotigo
Non-human itigo itigo, yatigo
* m - masculine, f - feminine, - archaic

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tigo

  1. (intransitive) to choke
  2. (stative) to be stuck

Etymology 3[edit]

Possibly assimilated from Malay tinggal. However, de Clercq lists the verbs tikah and tego of almost identical meaning, of one of which this may be a descendant.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tigo

  1. (intransitive) to stay behind

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh