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Webster 1913 Edition


Ta

Ta

,
Verb.
T.
To take.
[Obs. or Scot.]
Cursor Mundi.
☞ Used by Chaucer to represent a peculiarity of the Northern dialect.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ta

AZ'ERIT

,'TA,

Definition 2022


Ta

Ta

See also: Appendix:Variations of "ta"

Translingual

Symbol

Ta

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for tantalum.

ta

ta

See also: Appendix:Variations of "ta"

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɑː/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː

Alternative forms

Interjection

ta

  1. (colloquial, chiefly Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand) Thanks.
    Ta for the cup of tea.
Translations
Usage notes

The expression ta ta differs, meaning goodbye.

See also

Etymology 2

Preposition

ta

  1. Pronunciation spelling of to, representing dialects including African American Vernacular English, Cockney, Irish English and Northern England English.

Anagrams


Abenaki

Conjunction

ta

  1. and

Ama

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ta/

Noun

ta

  1. fire

Aromanian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *ta, from Latin tua, feminine of tuus. Compare Romanian ta.

Pronoun

ta f (masculine tãu, feminine plural tali or tale, masculine plural tãi)

  1. feminine singular of tãu your

Asturian

Verb

ta

  1. third-person singular present indicative of tar

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ta/

Pronoun

ta

  1. singular feminine nominative of ten
  2. plural neuter nominative of ten
  3. plural neuter accusative of ten

Dupaninan Agta

Conjunction

ta

  1. because

Estonian

Pronoun

ta (personal, long form tema)

  1. he/she

Ewe

Noun

ta

  1. chapter
  2. head (part of the body)

Verb

ta

  1. to castrate
  2. to crawl (to move slowly on hands and knees)
  3. to neuter

Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tɛa]

Pronoun

ta (demonstrative)

  1. that, accusative singular female form of tann
    ta ferðina
    at that (certain) time

Declension

Demonstrative pronoun - ávísingarfornavn
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) tann ()† tann ()† tað
Accusative (hvønnfall) tann ta ()
Dative (hvørjumfall) (tann) / teirri
Genitive (hvørsfall) tess teirrar tess
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) teir tær tey
Accusative (hvønnfall) teir ()†
Dative (hvørjumfall) teimum
Genitive (hvørsfall) teirra

French

Etymology

From Old French ta, from Latin tua, feminine of tuus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ta/

Determiner

ta f

  1. your

Related terms

Possessee
Singular Plural
Masculine Feminine
Possessor Singular First person mon ma mes
Second person ton ta tes
Third person son sa ses
Plural First person notre nos
Second person votre vos
Third person leur leurs

Haitian Creole

Adverb

ta

  1. Indicates the conditional mood.

Ido

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ta/

Pronoun

ta (plural ti)

  1. Alternative form of ita
    Ta esas plu forta, ma ca plu bela.That person is stronger, but this person is prettier.

Determiner

ta

  1. Alternative form of ita
    Ta kamizo esas verda.That shirt blue.

Indo-Portuguese

Etymology

From Portuguese está (is), third-person singular present indicative of estar (to be).

Particle

ta

  1. forms the progressive aspect
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      [] , que da-cá su quião que ta pertencê a êll.
      [] , to give him his share which belongs (literally: is belonging) to him.

Japanese

Romanization

ta

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Livonian

Alternative forms

Etymology

Compare Estonian tema.

Pronoun

ta

  1. he, she; third person pronoun, referring to someone other than the speaker or addressee

Declension

See also

References

Renāte Blumberga, Tapio Mäkeläinen, Karl Pajusalu (2013), Lībieši: vēsture, valoda un kultūra, Rīga: Līvõ Kultūr sidām, ISBN 978-9984-49-730-3


Lojban

Cmavo

ta (rafsi taz)

  1. that; those

Related terms


Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ta]

Determiner

ta

  1. nominative feminine singular of ten

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic أَعْطَى (ʾaʿṭā, to give).

Verb

ta (imperfect jagħti, past participle mogħti)

  1. give

Conjugation


Mandarin

Romanization

ta (Zhuyin ㄊㄚ˙)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish at·tá, from Proto-Celtic *ad-tāyo- (compare Welsh taw (there is)), from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂- (stand)

Verb

ta

  1. independent present indicative of bee

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse taka, from Proto-Germanic *tēkaną (to touch), from Proto-Indo-European *deh₁g-, *dh₁g- (to touch).

Pronunciation

Verb

ta (imperative ta, present tense tar, passive tas, simple past tok, past participle tatt)

  1. to take (to grab with the hands)
  2. to have
    ta en øl - have a beer

Derived terms

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

Verb

ta (present tense tek or tar, past tense tok, past participle teke or tatt, passive infinitive takast, present participle takande, imperative ta)

  1. Alternative form of taka

Derived terms


Novial

Pronoun

ta

  1. that (which is female)

Related terms


Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *taihwǭ. Cognate with Middle Dutch tee (Dutch teen), Old High German zēha (German Zeh, Zehe), Old Norse (Swedish ).

Noun

 f (nominative plural tān)

  1. toe

Descendants


Old French

Etymology

From Latin tua, feminine of tuus.

Determiner

ta f (masculine ton, plural tes)

  1. your (second-person singular possessive)

Descendants

  • French: ta

Papiamentu

Verb

ta

  1. is

Polish

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *ta, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t̪a/

Pronoun

ta f

  1. (demonstrative) this (nearby, feminine)
Declension

See also

Etymology 2

Shortened from tak.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t̪a/, /t̪aː/

Interjection

ta

  1. (colloquial) yes

Romanian

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *ta, from Latin tua, feminine of tuus.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -a

Determiner

ta

  1. feminine singular of tău your
    Dani are cartea ta.
    Dani has your book.

Pronoun

ta f (possessive pronouns)

  1. (preceded by "a") yours (singular)

Rotuman

Etymology

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *isa, *əsa, from Proto-Austronesian *isa, *əsa, *asa.

Numeral

ta

  1. (cardinal) one

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtáː/
  • Tonal orthography:

Determiner

  1. this
  2. (nonstandard) the (definite article)

Declension


Swedish

Alternative forms

Etymology

From taga, from Old Swedish taka, from Old Norse taka, from Proto-Germanic *tēkaną, from Proto-Indo-European *deh₁g-, *dh₁g- (to touch).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɑː/

Verb

ta

  1. take; to grab and move to oneself
  2. to bring (along); to carry
  3. steal
    Inbrottstjuven hade tagit allting.
    The burglar had taken everything.
  4. take; catch
    Inbrottstjuven togs genast.
    The burglar was taken immediately.
  5. take (control over)
  6. take; make use of
    Karl tar cykeln till jobbet.
    Karl takes the bike to work.
  7. take, pick; to choose
    Vilket alternativ tar du?
    Which option do you choose?
  8. take; to manage; to be able to handle
  9. take; to endure
  10. take; to ingest a medicine or a drug
  11. take (a course); to enroll
  12. take (a test)
  13. take; remove one of the opponents pieces (in certain kind of board games, such as chess)
  14. take; beat; be victorious
  15. (reflexive) to start burning
  16. (reflexive) to burn more intensely or hotter; to go from embers into open flames
  17. (reflexive) (about a plant) take; thrive, persist
  18. take; to have sex with forcefully
  19. accept (as means of payment)
    Tar ni kort här?
    Do you accept credit cards?
  20. take, to last (an amount of time)
    Resan tar en timme.
    The trip will take an hour.

Conjugation

Antonyms

  • (to grab): ge

Related terms

  • tagning

Derived terms


Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ta (, , , )

  1. (archaic) I; me
  2. (literary) I; me
  3. we; us

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

ta (, , , )

  1. (informal) Vietnamese
    Tết ta ― Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Volapük

Pronunciation

Preposition

ta

  1. against, opposed to, contrary to

Derived terms