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tapa

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See also тара

English

Pronunciation

Noun

tapa

  1. A kind of cloth prepared by the Polynesians from the inner bark of the paper mulberry; — sometimes called also kapa.

Estonian

Verb

tapa

  1. Second-person singular imperative present form of tapma.

Faroese

tapa, v-2
number singular plural
person first second third all
Indicative eg hann / hon
tað
vit, tit,
teir / tær / tey
tygum
Present tapi tapir tapir tapa
Past tapti tapti tapti taptu
Imperative tit
Present tap ! tapið !
Infinitive tapa
Pres. part. tapandi
Past part. a39 taptur
Supine tapt

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈtɛapa]

Verb

tapa

  1. to lose
    • tapa dyst
      to lose the match



Finnish

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ta‧pa
  • Rhymes: -ɑpɑ
  • IPA: [ˈtɑpɑ]

Etymology 1

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Noun

tapa (stem ta-*)

  1. custom
  2. habit
  3. manner
  4. way (to do a thing)
Derived terms
Compounds

Etymology 2

Inflected form of tappaa.

Verb

tapa

  1. Indicative present connegative form of tappaa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of tappaa.
    • Tapa!
      • Kill!
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of tappaa.
    • Älä tapa!
      • Don't kill! (or when the context is the 5th commandment of the Bible: Thou shalt not kill.)

French

Verb

tapa

  1. Third-person singular past historic of taper.

Maori

Etymology

Common Malayo-Polynesian, compare Indonesian tambang

Noun

tapa

  1. rim

Spanish

Noun

tapa f. (plural tapas)

Singular
tapa f.

Plural
tapas f.

  1. lid
  2. apetizer, small portion of food.

Related terms


Swahili

Verb

tapa

  1. to shiver

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