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Etymology

Old English

Pronunciation

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Particle

to

  1. A particle used to mark the following verb as an infinitive.
    I want to leave.
    He asked me what to do.
    I don’t know how to say it.
    To err is human.
    To be, or not to be: that is the question:

Translations

Preposition

to

  1. In the direction of, and arriving at (indicating destination).
    We are walking to the shop.
  2. Used after an adjective to indicate its application.
    similar to ..., relevant to ..., pertinent to ..., I was nice to him, he was cruel to her, I am used to walking.
  3. Used to indicate ratios.
    one to one = 1:1
    ten to one = 10:1.
  4. Used to indicate the indirect object.
    I gave the book to him.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Preceding
    ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).

Translations

See also

Adverb

to (not comparable)
  1. Common misspelling of too.
  2. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
    Please would you push the door to.

Synonyms

  • (toward a closed, touching or engaging position): closed, shut

Antonyms

  • (toward a closed, touching or engaging position): open, ajar

See also


Czech

Pronunciation

Pronoun

to n.

  1. it, that

Danish

Cardinal number

to

  1. (cardinal) two

Ewe

Noun

to

  1. antelope
  2. ear
  3. father-in-law
  4. mortar
  5. mountain

Verb

to

  1. to crush
  2. to pound

Finnish

Abbreviation

to (from torstai)

  1. Thursday

Japanese

Particle

to (hiragana )

  1. and; with
  2. (used after certain nouns, forms an adverb)
  3. if
  4. when

Noun

to (hiragana )

  1. : door
  2. : metropolis

Lojban

Particle

to, in selma'o to

  1. Marks the start of a parenthetical clause or phrase, which is ended by toi.

Related terms


Norwegian

Cardinal number

to

  1. (cardinal) two

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *to < Proto-Indo-European *tód

Pronunciation

Pronoun

to n. [[Category:Template:lang:pl pronouns|to]]

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) this (nearby, neuter)

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative to te
Genitive tego tych
Dative temu tym
Accusative to te
Instrumental tym tymi
Locative tym tych
Vocative

See also


Slovene

Pronoun

to n.

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) this

Vietnamese

Adjective

to

  1. big, large
  2. great, considerable

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