tombe

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See also: tombé

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch tombe, from Old French tombe, from Latin tumba, from Ancient Greek τύμβος (túmbos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɔm.bə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tom‧be

Noun[edit]

tombe f (plural tombes or tomben, diminutive tombetje n)

  1. tomb
    Synonym: graftombe

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French tombe, from Late Latin tumba, from Ancient Greek τύμβος (túmbos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tombe f (plural tombes)

  1. tomb, grave

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tombe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tomber
  2. third-person singular present indicative of tomber
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of tomber
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of tomber
  5. second-person singular imperative of tomber

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tombe f pl

  1. plural of tomba

Louisiana Creole French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tomber (to fall), compare Haitian Creole tonbe.

Verb[edit]

tombe

  1. to fall

References[edit]

  • Alcée Fortier, Louisiana Folktales

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tomber

Noun[edit]

tombe

  1. to fall

References[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Anglo-Norman tumbe, toumbe, Old French tombe, from Late Latin tumba, from Ancient Greek τύμβος (túmbos, funeral mound).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoːmb(ə)/, /ˈtuːmb(ə)/

Noun[edit]

tombe (plural tombes)

  1. sepulchre
  2. barrow (hillock with a grave underneath)
  3. casket
  4. (rare) tombstone
Alternative forms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: tomb
    • Irish: tuama
    • Maori: toma
  • Middle Scots: tumb, towm

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tombe (plural tombes)

  1. Alternative form of þombe (thumb)

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tombe

  1. Alternative form of tome (empty)

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tombe, from Late Latin tumba, from Ancient Greek τύμβος (túmbos).

Noun[edit]

tombe f (plural tombes)

  1. (Jersey) grave

Synonyms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

tombe

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of tombar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of tombar
  3. third-person singular negative imperative of tombar
  4. third-person singular imperative of tombar

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tombe, from Late Latin tumba, from Ancient Greek τύμβος (túmbos).

Noun[edit]

tombe f (plural tombes)

  1. tomb, grave