tumbă

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See also: tumba, Tumba, tumbá, and tumbã

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly an expressive creation from early Romanian based on an onomatopoetic root tumb-, imitating the sound of a fall or abrupt jump (compare French tomber, Catalan and Portuguese tombar, Spanish tumbar, etc.), or alternatively from Greek τοῦμπα (toῦmpa). Also found in Aromanian tumbã.

Noun[edit]

tumbă f (plural tumbe)

  1. somersault

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