tuba

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English[edit]

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A tuba.

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From French tuba(tuba), from Latin tuba(tube, trumpet).

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tuba ‎(plural tubas)

  1. A large brass musical instrument, usually in the bass range, played through a vibration of the lips upon the mouthpiece and fingering of the keys.
    • 1990, Thomas D. Rossing, The Science of Sound‎, page 230
      One version of the large tuba, popular in marching bands, is called a sousaphone in honor of bandsman John Philip Sousa.

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Cebuano[edit]

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tuba

  1. A reddish palm wine made from coconut or nipa sap.

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Czech[edit]

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tuba f

  1. tube (a cylindrical container)
  2. tuba (a large brass musical instrument)

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stuƀ-. Cognate to Finnish tupa, Icelandic stofa, German Stube, Swedish stuga, Livonian tubā

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tuba ‎(genitive toa, partitive tuba)

  1. room, chamber

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French[edit]

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tuba m ‎(plural tubas)

  1. tuba
  2. snorkel

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Galician[edit]

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tuba f ‎(plural tubas)

  1. tuba

Hungarian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtubɒ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tu‧ba

Noun[edit]

tuba ‎(plural tubák)

  1. (music) tuba

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative tuba tubák
accusative tubát tubákat
dative tubának tubáknak
instrumental tubával tubákkal
causal-final tubáért tubákért
translative tubává tubákká
terminative tubáig tubákig
essive-formal tubaként tubákként
essive-modal
inessive tubában tubákban
superessive tubán tubákon
adessive tubánál tubáknál
illative tubába tubákba
sublative tubára tubákra
allative tubához tubákhoz
elative tubából tubákból
delative tubáról tubákról
ablative tubától tubáktól
Possessive forms of tuba
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tubám tubáim
2nd person sing. tubád tubáid
3rd person sing. tubája tubái
1st person plural tubánk tubáink
2nd person plural tubátok tubáitok
3rd person plural tubájuk tubáik

Italian[edit]

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tuba f ‎(plural tube)

  1. (music) tuba
  2. top hat
  3. (anatomy) tube

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tuba

  1. third-person singular present indicative of tubare
  2. second-person singular imperative of tubare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly connected to tibia(shinbone, reed-pipe) with similarities in meaning and form.

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tuba f ‎(genitive tubae); first declension

  1. A long trumpet over 1 meter in length.
  2. tube

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tuba tubae
genitive tubae tubārum
dative tubae tubīs
accusative tubam tubās
ablative tubā tubīs
vocative tuba tubae

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References[edit]

  • tuba in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tuba in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • TUBA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.tuba”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the bugle, trumpet sounds before the general's tent: classicum or tuba canit ad praetorium
  • tuba in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tuba in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, vol. 7, of Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series, Alexander Lubotsky ed., Leiden: Brill, 2008.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tuba (compare Indonesian tuba), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tuba (compare Fijian duva).

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tuba

  1. poison that is made out of root

Polish[edit]

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tuba f

  1. (music) tuba

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuba f (plural tubas)

  1. (music) tuba (a large brass musical instrument)