tufo

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French touffe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈtufo/
  • Hyphenation: tu‧fo
  • Rhymes: -ufo

Noun[edit]

tufo (accusative singular tufon, plural tufoj, accusative plural tufojn)

  1. tuft

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin tūfus, from tȳphus, from Ancient Greek τῦφος (tûphos).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. foul odor, stench

Etymology 2[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *tofa, from tōfus.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. (geology) tuff

Etymology 3[edit]

Probably from French or Old French touffe, this either from Late Latin tufus, from Proto-Germanic *þūbaz (whence English tuft), or from Proto-Germanic *tuppaz.[3][4] Cognate with Spanish tojino.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. punch (tool) used by blacksmiths to bore the wooden shafts of axes, etcetera
  2. extreme of the axle that inserts into the wheel
  3. spigot

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. flock of wool
  2. small piece of cloth attached to a main one

References[edit]

  • tufo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tufo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • tufo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • tufo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • tufo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. tufo.
  2. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. toba.
  3. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. tufo.
  4. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. tojino.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tōfus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtu.fo/, [ˈt̪uːfo]
  • Rhymes: -ufo
  • Hyphenation: tù‧fo

Noun[edit]

tufo m (plural tufi)

  1. tuff

Anagrams[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French touffe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. tuft (bunch of feathers, grass or hair, etc., held together at the base)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tufo m (plural tufos)

  1. foul odor, stench
  2. bad breath
  3. a wisp (of hair)