toman

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See also: Toman and tõmãn

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Borrowing from Persian تومان (tumân), from Mongolian түмэн (tümen).

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʊmən/, /toʊˈmɑːn/, /ˈtʌmən/
  • Rhymes: -ʊmən

Noun[edit]

toman (plural tomans)

  1. (historical military) A division of 10,000 men in the Mongolian army.
  2. (historical numismatics) A Persian money of account or gold coin issued until 1927, notionally worth 10,000 dinars.
    • Robert Browning, "The Flight of the Duchess":
      The band-roll strung with tomans
      Which proves the veil a Persian woman's
  3. (informal numismatics) An Iranian coin or value of 10 rials.
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Hyponyms[edit]
  • (historical coin): dinar (110,000 toman), kran (110 toman)
  • (modern coin): rial (110 toman)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Irish toman (small hill, hillock), diminutive of tom (hill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

toman (plural tomans)

  1. (geography) Synonym of hillock.

References[edit]

  • "toman, n.¹" and "n.²", in the Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

toman

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive of tomar

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

toman

  1. third-person plural present indicative of tomar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

toman

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of tomar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present indicative form of tomar.