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Meaning of ta by Wiktionary Dictionary

ta


    Etymology

    1772. Baby-talk form of thank you .

    Most likely influenced by the Danish word tak, the Swedish word tack, and the Icelandic word takk, meaning thanks, via a process of final consonant deletion see Wikipedia .

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /tɑː/
    • Rhymes: -ɑː

    Alternative forms

    Interjection

    ta

    1. ( colloquial, 主にUK, Ireland, Australian and New Zealand ) Thanks .

    Usage notes

    The expression ta ta differs, meaning bye .

    See also

    Anagrams

    • 'at, AT, at

    Etymology

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

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /tɑː/

    Noun

    tā f. ( nominative plural: tān )

    1. toe

    Descendants

    • English: toe
    • Scots: tae

    T.A.

    By Wiktionary ( 2010/07/24 16:38 UTC Version )

    Alternative forms

    • TA

    Initialism

    T.A .

    1. n A teaching assistant .

    Anagrams

    • 'at, AT, at


Explanation of ta by Wordnet Dictionary

ta


    Noun
    1. a hard grey lustrous metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion



    Definition of ta by GCIDE Dictionary

    ta


    1. Ta v. t. To take. [Obs. or Scot.] Cursor Mundi.

      ☞ Used by Chaucer to represent a peculiarity of the Northern dialect.