tuba – Wiktionary

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin tuba (tube, trumpet, navy trumpet), first borrowed as a historic time period within the 18th century. The title of the fashionable instrument was borrowed within the 19th century from German Tuba (tuba), initially Baß-Tuba (actually bass tuba), from the identical Latin supply.

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tuba (plural tubas)

  1. A big brass musical instrument, often within the bass vary, performed via a vibration of the lips upon the mouthpiece and fingering of the keys.
    • 1990, Thomas D. Rossing, The Science of Sound, web page 230
      One model of the massive tuba, common in marching bands, is named a sousaphone in honor of bandsman John Philip Sousa.
  2. A kind of Roman navy trumpet, distinct from the fashionable tuba.
  3. A big reed cease in organs.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Malay tuba.

Noun[edit]

tuba (uncountable)

  1. A Malayan plant whose roots are a major supply of rotenone, Derris malaccensis.

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Cebuano tuba.

Noun[edit]

tuba (plural tubas)

  1. A reddish palm wine made out of coconut or nipa sap.

Etymology 4[edit]

Latin tuba

Noun[edit]

tuba (plural tubas or tubae)

  1. (anatomy) A tube or tubular organ.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in Antonio Pigafetta’s Relazione del primo viaggio intorno al mondo—detailing the primary circumnavigation of the world between 1519 and 1522.

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tuba

  1. a reddish palm wine made out of coconut or nipa sap
  2. a harvest of bananas

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tuba

  1. to reap banana fruits

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tuba f

  1. tube (a cylindrical container)
  2. tuba (a big brass musical instrument)

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *tupa, from Proto-Germanic *stuƀ-. Cognate to Livonian tubā, Finnish tupa, Icelandic stofa, German Stube, Swedish stuga.

Noun[edit]

tuba (genitive toa, partitive tuba)

  1. room, chamber

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IPA(key): /ty.ba/

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tuba m (plural tubas)

  1. tuba
  2. snorkel

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuba f (plural tubas)

  1. tuba

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈtubɒ]
  • Hyphenation: tu‧ba
  • Rhymes: -bɒ

Noun[edit]

tuba (plural tubák)

  1. (music) tuba

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  • ([music] tuba): tuba in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • ([folksy] dove; darling): tuba in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin tuba.

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tuba f (plural tube)

  1. (music) tuba
  2. prime hat
  3. (anatomy) tube
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Etymology 2[edit]

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tuba

  1. third-person singular current indicative of tubare
  2. second-person singular crucial of tubare

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Additional studying[edit]

  • tuba1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology[edit]

Presumably linked to tībia (shinbone, reed-pipe) with similarities in that means and type.

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Noun[edit]

tuba f (genitive tubae); first declension

  1. A protracted trumpet over 1 meter in size.
  2. tube

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

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  • tuba in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Quick (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tuba in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tuba in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented version, 1883–1887)
  • tuba in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-E book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the bugle, trumpet sounds earlier than the final’s tent: classicum or tuba canit advert praetorium
  • tuba in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper’s Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tuba in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the opposite Italic Languages, vol. 7, of Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Collection, Alexander Lubotsky ed., Leiden: Brill, 2008.

Livonian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *tupa. Associated to Finnish tupa.

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tuba

  1. (a small) home

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *tuba (examine Indonesian tuba), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tuba (examine Fijian duva).

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tuba

  1. poison that’s made out of root

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tubā.

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tuba f (diminutive tubka)

  1. tube (cylindrical container)
  2. tuba (giant brass musical instrument)

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Additional studying[edit]

  • tuba in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tuba in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuba f (plural tubas)

  1. (music) tuba (a big brass musical instrument)

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tubah, from Proto-Austronesian *tubah (Derris elliptica).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tu‧bá
  • IPA(key): /tuˈba/, [tʊˈba]

Noun[edit]

tubá

  1. the croton plant (Croton tiglium), a shrub from the seeds of which croton oil is extracted
  2. croton oil

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