tutu

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English[edit]

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A tutu

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French tutu, from cucu (bum, bottom), playful reduplication of cul (arse).

Noun[edit]

tutu (plural tutus)

  1. A ballet skirt made of layered stiff but light netting.
    The ballet dancer representing the swan wore a white tutu.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Maori.

Noun[edit]

tutu (plural tutus)

  1. (New Zealand) Any of the genus Coriaria of shrubs and trees found in New Zealand.
    Synonyms: toot plant, tupakihi
Derived terms[edit]

Chuukese[edit]

Verb[edit]

tutu

  1. to shower

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutu

  1. tutu (garment)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of tutu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative tutu tutut
genitive tutun tutujen
partitive tutua tutuja
illative tutuun tutuihin
singular plural
nominative tutu tutut
accusative nom. tutu tutut
gen. tutun
genitive tutun tutujen
partitive tutua tutuja
inessive tutussa tutuissa
elative tutusta tutuista
illative tutuun tutuihin
adessive tutulla tutuilla
ablative tutulta tutuilta
allative tutulle tutuille
essive tutuna tutuina
translative tutuksi tutuiksi
instructive tutuin
abessive tututta tutuitta
comitative tutuineen

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tutu

  1. inflection of tutua:
    1. indicative present connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative present/present connegative

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of cucu, which is itself a reduplicated form of cul (butt, bum, arse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutu m (plural tutus)

  1. tutu

Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

tūtù m (possessed form tūtùn)

  1. (childish or humorous) poop

Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Tagalog totoo

Adjective[edit]

tutu

  1. true; genuine

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -u

Noun[edit]

tutu m (plural tutus)

  1. tutu (ballet skirt)
  2. (slang) money
    • 1971, "Donald, Meu Sobrinho", O Pato Donald #1000 (English text: 1952, "The Hypno-Gun", Walt Disney's Comics #145)
      Tio Patinhas: Mas eu lhe emprestei um cruzado para comprar um livro! Lembra-se?
      Ademar: Sim, eu me lembro! Mas eu já li o livro! E não preciso mais pagar! [] Sim, você tem tutu de sobra! Não lhe fará falta êsse cruzeirinho.
      Uncle Scrooge: But I loaned you a dollar to buy a book! Don't you remember?
      Rockjaw: Sure I remember! But I've read the book! I don't need to pay you now! [] And, besides, you've got lots of money! You don't need the dollar!

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

tutu

  1. burn

Sechura[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • xoto (Spruce's orthography)

Noun[edit]

tutu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Matthias Urban, El vocabulario sechurano de Richard Spruce, in Lexis volume XXXIX (2) 2015, citing Baltasar Jaime Martínez Compañón

Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tutu c

  1. tutu

Declension[edit]

Declension of tutu 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tutu tutun tutuer tutuerna
Genitive tutus tutuns tutuers tutuernas

Thao[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutu

  1. (anatomy) breast

Tiruray[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutu

  1. (anatomy) breast

Tsou[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tutu

  1. (anatomy) pupil