Definitions and translations for "tabu"

Definition of tabu

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Noun
1. An inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion.
2. A prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature.
Adjective
3. Excluded from use or mention.
Forbidden fruit.
In our house dancing and playing cards were out.
A taboo subject.
4. Forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands.
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English - English - tabu

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adj. forbidden to use, forbidden to say, prohibited, banned (also taboo)
n. prohibition, ban (also taboo)
v. forbid, prohibit, ban (also taboo)

English - Spanish - tabu

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adj. prohibido
s. tabú
v. prohibir

English - French - tabu

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adj. tabou, prohibé, banni, interdit; qu'il est interdit de dire ou d'utiliser
n. tabou, interdit de caractère religieux, moral ou social
v. interdire, prohiber; bannir

English - German - tabu

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adj. tabu
n. Tabu, Boykott, Verbot
v. tabuisieren

English - Indonesian - tabu

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n. tabu, larangan, pelarangan, pantangan, pantang
v. menabukan, melarang
a. suci, dilarang: yg dilarang

English - Italian - tabu

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agg. tabù, vietato
s. tabù, divieto
v. vietare, scomunicare

English - Portuguese - tabu

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s. tabu
v. proibir; confiscar

English - Romanian - tabu

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n. tabu
a. intangibil

English - Russian - tabu

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прил. священный; запретный, запрещенный; непечатный, непристойный
с. табу, запрет, запрещение

English - Turkish - tabu

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f. tabulaştırmak, yasaklamak
i. tabu, yasak, konuşulması yasak şey
s. tabu, yasaklı, konuşulması yasak

English - Ukrainian - tabu

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n. табу
v. табу: накладати табу, забороняти, остракізм: піддавати остракізму
a. священний, заборонений

German - English - tabu

Pronunciation
n. prohibition, ban (also taboo)

Indonesian - English - tabu

n. taboo, tabu, juju, no-no
v. taboo: consider taboo

Polish - English - tabu

n. taboo

Portuguese - English - tabu

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n. juju, taboo, sacred cow

Romanian - English - tabu

n. taboo, tabu

Turkish - English - tabu

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adj. forbidden to use, forbidden to say, prohibited, banned (also taboo)
n. prohibition, ban (also taboo)
v. forbid, prohibit, ban (also taboo)

English - Dutch - tabu

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bn. mag niet genoemd worden, taboe
zn. taboe, ban, verbod
ww. in de ban doen, verbieden

English - Greek - tabu

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ουσ. απαγορευμένος από δεισιδαιμονία, ταμπού, θρησκευτική απαγόρευση
ρήμ. απαγορεύω

German - Spanish - tabu

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n. tabú (m)
adj. tabú

Turkish - Turkish - tabu

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kutsal sayılan kimi insanlara, hayvanlara, nesnelere dokunulmasını, kullanılmasını yasaklayan, aksi yapıldığında zararı dokunacağı düşünülen dinsel inanç.
yasaklanarak korunan (nesne, sözcük, davranış).
tekinsiz.

German - French - tabu

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n. tabou (m)
adj. tabou

German - Italian - tabu

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n. divieto (m), tabù (m)
adj. tabù, vietato

German - Russian - tabu

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n. табу (n)

German - Turkish - tabu

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i. tabu (n)

Portuguese - French - tabu

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(palavra) tabou; interdit

Turkish - French - tabu

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tabou

Turkish - German - tabu

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n. Tabu
adj. tabu

Turkish - Russian - tabu

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n. табу (N)

English - Chinese - tabu

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(名) 禁忌; 禁止接近

English - Chinese - tabu

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(名) 禁忌; 禁止接近

English - Hindi - tabu

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a. मना किया हुआ, हारम, निषिद्ध, पुनीत, पुण्य, पवित्र

English - Japanese - tabu

Pronunciation
(名) 物忌み; 禁制; 忌みことば; 追放; 禁句
(形) タブーの; 禁制の; 禁句の
(動) タブーにする, 禁制する

English - Korean - tabu

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형. 금기의, 금지된
명. 금기
동. 금하다, 금기하다

English - Vietnamese - tabu

Pronunciation
a. bị cấm

German - Chinese - tabu

Pronunciation
[das] pl.Tabus
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Verb forms for tabu
Present participle: tabuing
Present: tabu (3.person: tabus)
Past: tabued
Future: will tabu
Present conditional: would tabu
Present Perfect: have tabued (3.person: has tabued)
Past Perfect: had tabued
Future Perfect: will have tabued
Past conditional: would have tabued