tolu

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See also: ťölü

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Tolú (town in Colombia where the tree is found), from tolúes (name of a pre-Columbian people of the area).

Noun[edit]

tolu (countable and uncountable, plural tolus)

  1. The resinous secretion of Myroxylon balsamum, used in cough syrups and perfumery.

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Crimean Tatar[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tolu

  1. full up

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tolu

  1. An indefinite large number of, many

Fijian[edit]

Fijian cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tolu

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Pacific *tolu, from Proto-Oceanic *tolu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Austronesian *təlu.

Numeral[edit]

tolu

  1. three

Kambera[edit]

Noun[edit]

tolu

  1. flesh

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Marian Klamer (1998) A Grammar of Kambera, Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 213



Niuatoputapu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tolu, from Proto-Oceanic *tolu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Austronesian *təlu.

Numeral[edit]

tolu

  1. three

Niuean[edit]

Niuean cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tolu

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tolu, from Proto-Oceanic *tolu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Austronesian *təlu.

Numeral[edit]

tolu

  1. three

Pukapukan[edit]

Pukapukan cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tolu
    Ordinal : tolu

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tolu, from Proto-Oceanic *tolu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Austronesian *təlu.

Numeral[edit]

tolu

  1. three
    Aumai koe e tolu aku niu i te taeyao.
    You bring three coconuts for me tomorrow.
  2. third
    Ko ona te tolu i te atu ia.
    He is the third in that line.

Further reading[edit]


Samoan[edit]

Samoan cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tolu

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tolu, from Proto-Oceanic *tolu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Austronesian *təlu.

Numeral[edit]

tolu

  1. three

Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Austronesian *təlu.

Numeral[edit]

tolu

  1. three

Tongan[edit]

Tongan cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tolu

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tolu, from Proto-Oceanic *tolu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Austronesian *təlu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tolu

  1. three

Tuvaluan[edit]

Tuvaluan cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tolu

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tolu, from Proto-Oceanic *tolu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Austronesian *təlu.

Numeral[edit]

tolu

  1. three

Wallisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tolu, from Proto-Oceanic *tolu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Austronesian *təlu.

Numeral[edit]

tolu

  1. three