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It Has 2 letters ( t o )         1 vowels ( o )         1 consonants ( t )         Word on the contrary ot

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryENGLISH - PARTICLE
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English - Particle

TO * A particle used for marking the following verb as an infinitive. _I want TO leave._ _He asked me what TO do._ _I don’t know how TO say it._ _I have places TO go and people TO see._ * 1711, Alexander Pope: TO err is human, TO forgive divine. * _c._ 1600, William Shakespeare, _The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark_, Act 3, Scene 1: To be, or not to be: THAT is the question: / […] * 2010 July, Associated Press, headline [1]: Odds are, BP TO get new CEO this year * As above, with the verb implied. _"Did you visit the museum?" "I wanted TO, but it was closed."_ _If he hasn't read it yet, he ought TO._ DERIVED TERMS * going to / gonna * got to / gotta * have to / hafta * ought to / oughta * supposed to / supposta * used to / usta * want to / wanna * fixing to / finna TRANSLATIONS

to

  1. A particle used for marking the following verb as an infinitive.
    I want to leave.
    He asked me what to do.
    I don’t know how to say it.
    I have places to go and people to see.
  2. As above, with the verb implied.
    "Did you visit the museum?" "I wanted to, but it was closed."
    If he hasn't read it yet, he ought to.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* (dialectal) ter * (contraction) t' * (abbreviation) 2

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _to_ (“to”), from Old English _tō_ (“to”), from Proto-Germanic _*tō_, _*ta_ (“to”), from Proto-Indo-European _*de_, _*do_ (“to”). Cognate with Scots _tae_, _to_ (“to”), North Frisian _to_, _tö_, _tu_ (“to”), Saterland Frisian _tou_ (“to”), Low German _to_ (“to”), Dutch _toe_ (“to”), German _zu_ (“to”), West Frisian _ta_ (“to”). Non-Germanic cognates include Albanian _te_ (“to, at”), _tu_ (“while, for, to”), Irish _do_ (“to, for”), Breton _da_ (“to, for, to”).

From Middle English to (to), from Old English (to), from Proto-Germanic *tō, *ta (to), from Proto-Indo-European *de, *do (to). Cognate with Scots tae, to (to), North Frisian to, , tu (to), Saterland Frisian tou (to), Low German to (to), Dutch toe (to), German zu (to), West Frisian ta (to). Non-Germanic cognates include Albanian te (to, at), tu (while, for, to), Irish do (to, for), Breton da (to, for, to).

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

STRESSED * (UK) IPA(key): /tuː/, [tʰu̟ː], enPR: to͞o * (US) IPA(key): /tu/, [tʰu̟], enPR: to͞o * Rhymes: -uː * Homophones: too, two UNSTRESSED * IPA(key): /tə/ (preconsonantal) * IPA(key): /tʊ/ (prevocalic)

Stressed

  • (UK) IPA(key): /tuː/, [tʰu̟ː], enPR: to͞o
  • (US) IPA(key): /tu/, [tʰu̟], enPR: to͞o
  • Rhymes: -uː
  • Homophones: too, two

Unstressed

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryENGLISH - PREPOSITION
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English - Preposition

TO * Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at. _We are walking TO the shop._ * 2013 September 28, Kenan Malik, "London Is Special, but Not That Special," _New York Times_ (retrieved 28 September 2013): Driven by a perceived political need to adopt a hard-line stance, Mr. Cameron’s coalition government has imposed myriad new restrictions, the aim of which is to reduce net migration TO Britain to below 100,000. * Used to indicate purpose. _He devoted himself TO education._ _They drank TO his health._ * Used after certain adjectives to indicate a relationship. * Indicating a necessity. _That is something TO do._ * Used to indicate result of action. _His face was beaten TO a pulp._ * Used after an adjective to indicate its application. _similar TO ..._, _relevant TO ..._, _pertinent TO ..._, _I was nice TO him_, _he was cruel TO her_, _I am used TO walking._ * (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms. _one TO one_ = 1:1 _ten TO one_ = 10:1. * (arithmetic) Used to indicate that the preceding term is to be raised to the power of the following value; indicates exponentiation. _Three squared or three TO the second power is nine._ _Three TO the power of two is nine._ _Three TO the second is nine._ * Used to indicate the indirect object. _I gave the book TO him._ * (time) Preceding. _ten TO ten_ = 9:50; _We're going to leave at ten TO (the hour)._ * (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) at _Stay where you're TO and I'll come find you, b'y._ TRANSLATIONS

to

  1. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
    We are walking to the shop.
  2. Used to indicate purpose.
    He devoted himself to education.
    They drank to his health.
  3. Used after certain adjectives to indicate a relationship.
  4. Indicating a necessity.
    That is something to do.
  5. Used to indicate result of action.
    His face was beaten to a pulp.
  6. Used after an adjective to indicate its application.
    similar to ..., relevant to ..., pertinent to ..., I was nice to him, he was cruel to her, I am used to walking.
  7. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
    one to one = 1:1
    ten to one = 10:1.
  8. (arithmetic) Used to indicate that the preceding term is to be raised to the power of the following value; indicates exponentiation.
    Three squared or three to the second power is nine.
    Three to the power of two is nine.
    Three to the second is nine.
  9. Used to indicate the indirect object.
    I gave the book to him.
  10. (time) Preceding.
    ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
  11. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) at
    Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* come to * heave to * lean-to * set-to * to and fro * For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

TO (_not comparable_) * Toward a closed, touching or engaging position. _Please push the door TO._ * 1913, D.H. Lawrence, _Sons and Lovers_, chapter 12 He went in his room, pushed the door TO, without fastening the latch. * (nautical) Into the wind. * Misspelling of _too_. SYNONYMS * (toward a closed, touching or engaging position): closed, shut ANTONYMS * (toward a closed, touching or engaging position): open, ajar TRANSLATIONS

to (not comparable)

  1. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
    Please push the door to.
  2. (nautical) Into the wind.
  3. Misspelling of too.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* Andrea Tyler and Vyvyan Evans, "Spatial particles of orientation", in _The Semantics of English Prepositions: Spatial Scenes, Embodied Meaning and Cognition_, Cambridge University Press, 2003, 0-521-81430 8

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* OT

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryASTURIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Asturian - Etymology

From Latin _tuus_.

From Latin tuus.

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryASTURIAN - ADJECTIVE
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Asturian - Adjective

TO * your

to

  1. your

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryBABUZA - NOUN
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Babuza - Noun

TO * water

to

  1. water

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryBABUZA - REFERENCES
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Babuza - References

* Naoyoshi Ogawa, _English-Favorlang vocabulary_ (2003)

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryCZECH - PRONOUN
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Czech - Pronoun

TO n * it, this, that

to n

  1. it, this, that

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryDALMATIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Dalmatian - Etymology

From Latin _tuus_. Compare Italian _tuo_, Romanian _tău_, Friulian _to_, French _ton_, Spanish _tu_.

From Latin tuus. Compare Italian tuo, Romanian tău, Friulian to, French ton, Spanish tu.

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryDALMATIAN - PRONOUN
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Dalmatian - Pronoun

TO m (_feminine_ TOA) * your; second-person masculine singular possessive pronoun

to m (feminine toa)

  1. your; second-person masculine singular possessive pronoun

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryDALMATIAN - SEE ALSO
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Dalmatian - See Also

* mi * nuester * vestro

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryDANISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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Danish - Etymology 1

From Old Norse _tveir_, from Proto-Germanic _*twai_, from Proto-Indo-European _*dwóh₁_ (“two”). PRONUNCIATION * IPA(key): /toː/, [tˢoːˀ] NUMERAL TO * (cardinal) two

From Old Norse tveir, from Proto-Germanic *twai, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁ (two).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /toː/, [tˢoːˀ]

Numeral

to

  1. (cardinal) two

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryDANISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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Danish - Etymology 2

From Old Norse _þvá_ (“wash”), from Proto-Germanic _*þwahaną_. PRONUNCIATION * IPA(key): /toː/, [tˢoːˀ] VERB TO (_imperative_ TO, _infinitive_ AT TO, _present tense_ TOR, _past tense_ TOEDE, _past participle_ HAR TOET) * (dated) wash

From Old Norse þvá (wash), from Proto-Germanic *þwahaną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /toː/, [tˢoːˀ]

Verb

to (imperative to, infinitive at to, present tense tor, past tense toede, past participle har toet)

  1. (dated) wash

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryESPERANTO - NOUN
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Esperanto - Noun

TO (_accusative singular_ TO-ON, _plural_ TO-OJ, _accusative plural_ TO-OJN) * The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.

to (accusative singular to-on, plural to-oj, accusative plural to-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryESPERANTO - SEE ALSO
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Esperanto - See Also

* (_Latin script letter names_) LITERO; a, bo, co, ĉo, do, e, fo, go, ĝo, ho, ĥo, i, jo, ĵo, ko, lo, mo, no, o, po, ro, so, ŝo, TO, u, ŭo, vo, zo (Category: eo:Latin letter names)

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryEWE - NOUN
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Ewe - Noun

TO * antelope * (anatomy) ear * father-in-law * mortar * mountain

to

  1. antelope
  2. (anatomy) ear
  3. father-in-law
  4. mortar
  5. mountain

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryEWE - VERB
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Ewe - Verb

TO * to crush * to pound

to

  1. to crush
  2. to pound

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryFINNISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Finnish - Etymology

Abbreviation of _torstai_ ("Thursday").

Abbreviation of torstai ("Thursday").

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryFINNISH - PRONUNCIATION
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Finnish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈto/

  • IPA(key): /ˈto/

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryFINNISH - ABBREVIATION
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Finnish - Abbreviation

TO * Thu (abbreviation of Thursday)

to

  1. Thu (abbreviation of Thursday)

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryFRIULIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Friulian - Etymology

From Latin _tuus_.

From Latin tuus.

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryFRIULIAN - PRONOUN
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Friulian - Pronoun

TO (_second-person singular possessive of masculine singular_, _of feminine singular_ TÔ, _of masculine plural_ TIEI, _of feminine plural_ TÔS) * (used attributively) your, thy; of yours, of thine _che al sedi santifiât il TO nom, che al vegni il TO ream,_ — "YOUR kingdom come, YOUR will be done," (third and fourth sentences of Lord's Prayer) * (used predicatively) yours, thine * (used substantively) yours, thine; the thing belonging to you/ thee

to (second-person singular possessive of masculine singular, of feminine singular , of masculine plural tiei, of feminine plural tôs)

  1. (used attributively) your, thy; of yours, of thine
    che al sedi santifiât il to nom, che al vegni il to ream, — "Your kingdom come, your will be done," (third and fourth sentences of Lord's Prayer)
  2. (used predicatively) yours, thine
  3. (used substantively) yours, thine; the thing belonging to you/ thee

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryFRIULIAN - SEE ALSO
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Friulian - See Also

* lôr * gno * nestri * so * vuestri

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryIDO - PRONOUN
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Ido - Pronoun

TO * (demonstrative) this (thing)

to

  1. (demonstrative) this (thing)

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryJAPANESE - ROMANIZATION
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Japanese - Romanization

TO * rōmaji reading of _と_ * rōmaji reading of _ト_

to

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryLATVIAN - PRONOUN
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Latvian - Pronoun

TO * that; accusative singular masculine form of tas * with that; instrumental singular masculine form of tas * of that; genitive plural masculine form of tas * that; accusative singular feminine form of tas * with that; instrumental singular feminine form of tas * of that; genitive plural feminine form of tas

to

  1. that; accusative singular masculine form of tas
  2. with that; instrumental singular masculine form of tas
  3. of that; genitive plural masculine form of tas
  4. that; accusative singular feminine form of tas
  5. with that; instrumental singular feminine form of tas
  6. of that; genitive plural feminine form of tas

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryLITHUANIAN - PRONOUN
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Lithuanian - Pronoun

TO * that; _genitive singular masculine form of tas_

to

  1. that; genitive singular masculine form of tas

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryLOJBAN - CMAVO
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Lojban - Cmavo

TO * Marks the start of a parenthetical clause or phrase. USAGE NOTES * The elidable terminator for a phrase begun with _to_ is _toi_. RELATED TERMS * to'i

to

  1. Marks the start of a parenthetical clause or phrase.

Usage notes

Related terms

  • to'i

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryLOUISIANA CREOLE FRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Louisiana Creole French - Etymology

From French _tu_ (“you”).

From French tu (you).

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryLOUISIANA CREOLE FRENCH - PRONOUN
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Louisiana Creole French - Pronoun

TO * you (singular), thou TO té paʼlé gra. / TO te pale gra. YOU spoke with an accent. (literally: "You had spoken thick.")

to

  1. you (singular), thou
    To paʼlé gra. / To te pale gra.
    You spoke with an accent. (literally: "You had spoken thick.")

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryLOWER SORBIAN - PRONUNCIATION
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Lower Sorbian - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): [tɔ]

  • IPA(key): [tɔ]

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryLOWER SORBIAN - PRONOUN
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Lower Sorbian - Pronoun

TO n * this

to n

  1. this

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryLOWER SORBIAN - DETERMINER
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Lower Sorbian - Determiner

TO * nominative neuter singular of _ten_ * accusative neuter singular of _ten_

to

  1. nominative neuter singular of ten
  2. accusative neuter singular of ten

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryMAURITIAN CREOLE - ETYMOLOGY
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Mauritian Creole - Etymology

From French _tu_

From French tu

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryMAURITIAN CREOLE - PRONOUN
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Mauritian Creole - Pronoun

TO (_objective_ TWA, _formal_ OU) * you (second-person singular nominative personal pronoun)

to (objective twa, formal ou)

  1. you (second-person singular nominative personal pronoun)

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryNORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - ETYMOLOGY
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Norwegian Bokmål - Etymology

From Old Norse _tveir_, from Proto-Germanic _*twai_, from Proto-Indo-European _*dwóh₁_.

From Old Norse tveir, from Proto-Germanic *twai, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryNORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - CARDINAL NUMBER
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Norwegian Bokmål - Cardinal Number

TO * (cardinal) two DERIVED TERMS * tospråklig * toåring

to

  1. (cardinal) two

Derived terms

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryNORWEGIAN NYNORSK - ETYMOLOGY
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Norwegian Nynorsk - Etymology

From Old Norse _tveir_, from Proto-Germanic _*twai_, from Proto-Indo-European _*dwóh₁_.

From Old Norse tveir, from Proto-Germanic *twai, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryNORWEGIAN NYNORSK - CARDINAL NUMBER
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Norwegian Nynorsk - Cardinal Number

TO * (cardinal) two DERIVED TERMS * toåring

to

  1. (cardinal) two

Derived terms

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryNOVIAL - PRONOUN
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Novial - Pronoun

TO * that (which is male) RELATED TERMS * ta * te * tu

to

  1. that (which is male)

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Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryOLD ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old English - Etymology

From Proto-Germanic _*tō_, _*ta_ (“to”), from Proto-Indo-European _*de_, _*do_ (“to”). Cognate with Old Saxon _tō_ (“to”), Old High German _zuo_ (“to”).

From Proto-Germanic *tō, *ta (to), from Proto-Indo-European *de, *do (to). Cognate with Old Saxon (to), Old High German zuo (to).

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryOLD ENGLISH - PREPOSITION
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Old English - Preposition

TŌ * to, into * at * (grammar) used to mark the infinitive (supine) of the verb _tō drīfenne (“to drive”)_

  1. to, into
  2. at
  3. (grammar) used to mark the infinitive (supine) of the verb
    drīfenne (to drive)

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryOLD ENGLISH - ADVERB
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Old English - Adverb

TŌ * besides * in addition, also, too; moreover DESCENDANTS * English: to, too

  1. besides
  2. in addition, also, too; moreover

Descendants

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryOLD SAXON - ETYMOLOGY
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Old Saxon - Etymology

West Germanic *_to_, whence also Old English _tō_ and Old High German _zuo_

West Germanic *to, whence also Old English and Old High German zuo

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryOLD SAXON - PREPOSITION
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Old Saxon - Preposition

TŌ * TO

  1. to

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryPOLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Polish - Etymology

From Proto-Slavic _*to_, from Proto-Indo-European _*tód_

From Proto-Slavic *to, from Proto-Indo-European *tód

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryPOLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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Polish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /t̪ɔ/

  • IPA(key): /t̪ɔ/

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryPOLISH - PRONOUN
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Polish - Pronoun

TO * (demonstrative) this (nearby, neuter) DECLENSION ¹ archaic

to

  1. (demonstrative) this (nearby, neuter)

Declension

¹ archaic

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryPOLISH - SEE ALSO
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Polish - See Also

* ta f * ten m

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryPOLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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Polish - External Links

* “to” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categorySLOVENE - ETYMOLOGY
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Slovene - Etymology

From Proto-Slavic _*to_.

From Proto-Slavic *to.

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categorySLOVENE - PRONUNCIATION
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Slovene - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈtóː/ * Tonal orthography: tọ̑

  • IPA(key): /ˈtóː/
  • Tonal orthography: tọ̑

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categorySLOVENE - PRONOUN
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Slovene - Pronoun

TO * this (neuter)

to

  1. this (neuter)

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryVIETNAMESE - PRONUNCIATION
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Vietnamese - Pronunciation

* (_Hà Nội_) IPA (key): /tɔ˧˧/ * (_Huế_) IPA (key): /tɔ˧˧/ * (_Hồ Chí Minh City_) IPA (key): /tɔ˧˥/

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryVIETNAMESE - ADJECTIVE
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Vietnamese - Adjective

TO * big, large * great, considerable DERIVED TERMS * to lớn

to

  1. big, large
  2. great, considerable

Derived terms

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryWELSH - PRONUNCIATION
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Welsh - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /toː/

  • IPA(key): /toː/

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryWELSH - NOUN
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Welsh - Noun

TO m (_plural_ TOEAU) * roof DERIVED TERMS * aderyn y to * to bach

to m (plural toeau)

  1. roof

Derived terms

Which the Definition/Meaning of to in categoryZAZAKI - PRONOUN
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Zazaki - Pronoun

TO * (informal) you (sg., acc.)

to

  1. (informal) you (sg., acc.)


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