Definition of tabu Pronunciation
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 Pronunciation
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 Pronunciation
adj. prohibido
s. tabú
v. prohibir
English - French - tabu Pronunciation
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 Pronunciation
adj. tabu
n. Tabu, Boykott, Verbot
v. tabuisieren
English - Indonesian - tabu Pronunciation
n. tabu, larangan, pelarangan, pantangan, pantang
v. menabukan, melarang
a. suci, dilarang: yg dilarang
English - Italian - tabu Pronunciation
agg. tabù, vietato
s. tabù, divieto
v. vietare, scomunicare
English - Portuguese - tabu Pronunciation
s. tabu
v. proibir; confiscar
English - Romanian - tabu Pronunciation
n. tabu
a. intangibil
English - Russian - tabu Pronunciation
прил. священный; запретный, запрещенный; непечатный, непристойный
с. табу, запрет, запрещение
English - Turkish - tabu Pronunciation
f. tabulaştırmak, yasaklamak
i. tabu, yasak, konuşulması yasak şey
s. tabu, yasaklı, konuşulması yasak
English - Ukrainian - tabu Pronunciation
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 Pronunciation
n. juju, taboo, sacred cow
Romanian - English - tabu
n. taboo, tabu
Turkish - English - tabu Pronunciation
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 Pronunciation
bn. mag niet genoemd worden, taboe
zn. taboe, ban, verbod
ww. in de ban doen, verbieden
English - Greek - tabu Pronunciation
ουσ. απαγορευμένος από δεισιδαιμονία, ταμπού, θρησκευτική απαγόρευση
ρήμ. απαγορεύω
German - Spanish - tabu Pronunciation
n. tabú (m)
adj. tabú
Turkish - Turkish - tabu Pronunciation
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 Pronunciation
n. tabou (m)
adj. tabou
German - Italian - tabu Pronunciation
n. divieto (m), tabù (m)
adj. tabù, vietato
German - Russian - tabu Pronunciation
n. табу (n)
German - Turkish - tabu Pronunciation
i. tabu (n)
Portuguese - French - tabu Pronunciation
(palavra) tabou; interdit
Turkish - French - tabu Pronunciation
tabou
Turkish - German - tabu Pronunciation
n. Tabu
adj. tabu
Turkish - Russian - tabu Pronunciation
n. табу (N)
English - Chinese - tabu Pronunciation
(名) 禁忌; 禁止接近
English - Chinese - tabu Pronunciation
(名) 禁忌; 禁止接近
English - Hindi - tabu Pronunciation
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 Pronunciation
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