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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tabu(0.01196 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to tabu.
Indonesian → English (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific
islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something
because of its sacred nature [syn: taboo]
2: an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or
emotional aversion [syn: taboo]
adj 1: forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
2: excluded from use or mention; “forbidden fruit”; “in our
house dancing and playing cards were out”; “a taboo
subject” [syn: forbidden, out(p), prohibited, proscribed,
English → English (gcide)
Taboo \Ta*boo"\, n.
A total prohibition of intercourse with, use of, or approach
to, a given person or thing under pain of death, -- an
interdict of religious origin and authority, formerly common
in the islands of Polynesia; interdiction. [Written also
Taboo \Ta*boo"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tabooed; p. pr. & vb. n.
To put under taboo; to forbid, or to forbid the use of; to
interdict approach to, or use of; as, to taboo the ground set
apart as a sanctuary for criminals. [Written also tabu.]
Taboo \Ta*boo"\, a. [Written also tabu and tapu.]
[Polynesian tabu, tapu, sacred, under restriction, a
Set apart or sacred by religious custom among certain races
of Polynesia, New Zealand, etc., and forbidden to certain
persons or uses; hence, prohibited under severe penalties;
interdicted; as, food, places, words, customs, etc., may be
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]