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Ta \Ta\, v. t. To take. [Obs. or Scot.]
--Cursor Mundi.

Note: Used by Chaucer to represent a peculiarity of the Northern dialect.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1772, "natural infantile sound of gratitude" [Weekley].


alt. (context colloquial chiefly British Irish Australia and New Zealand English) thanks. interj. (context colloquial chiefly British Irish Australia and New Zealand English) thanks.


Tạ is a Vietnamese surname, sometimes anglicized as Ta. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Tạ Chí Đại Trường (born 1939), Vietnamese historian
  • Ta Mok (1926–2006), Cambodian military leader
  • Tạ Phong Tần (born 1968), Vietnamese dissident
  • Tạ Thu Thâu (1906–1945), Vietnamese politician
  • Tạ Tỵ (1922–2004), Vietnamese painter
  • Tạ Văn Phụng (died 1865), Vietnamese nobleman
Ta (kana)

, in hiragana, or in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora. Both represent . た originates from the Chinese character 太, while タ originates from 多.





Normal t-
(た行 ta-gyō)


たあ, たぁ

タア, タァ

Addition dakuten d-
(だ行 da-gyō)


だあ, だぁ

ダア, ダァ

Ta (island)

Ta is an island and municipality in the state of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.

TA (album)

TA is the sixth album by Trans Am, released in 2002.

TA (classification)

TA is a Paralympic rowing classification for people with trunk and arm function. The class includes people with spinal cord injuries, including people who have lesions from T10 to L4. This class has its origins in the P2 class, part of the original classification system for the sport developed in 1991.

Ta (Javanese)

is one of syllable in Javanese script that represent the sound /t̪ɔ/, /t̪a/. It is transliterated to Latin as "na", and sometimes in Indonesian orthography as "to". It has two other forms (pasangan), which are and (if followed by 'ꦸ' and several other glyphs), but represented by a single Unicode code point, U+A9A0.

Ta (cuneiform)

The cuneiform ta sign is a common, multi-use sign of the Epic of Gilgamesh, the 1350 BC Amarna letters, and other cuneiform texts. It also has a sumerogrammic usage for TA, for example in the Epic of Gilgamesh, for Akkadian language "ultu", English language for from, or since, but in only (1) location in the 12 tablet Epic of Gilgamesh. Sumerogram TA is used elsewhere in the Epic, (7) more times.

In the formation of words in text, ta can be a syllabic for "ta", or as a syllabic for t, or a. (It could also be used as a substitute for the other "t", "ṭ".)

Ṭa (Indic)

Tta is the eleventh consonant of Indic abugidas. In modern Indic scripts, ṭa is derived from the Brahmi letter after having gone through the Gupta letter .

Ta (Bengali)

<! -is the 16th consonant in Bengali alphabet.

Usage examples of "ta".

When ah finish ah clocks this spider in the bath so ah blasts the cunt wi baith taps, flushin the fucker away, before gaun in tae the bedroom next door.

The wee burdie always has tae leap from the nest to see if it can fly.

Chinese ideographic code list, and codes bearing kata kana names, such as ta, ji, or hen, it relied in the main on four systems.

Polmont throws a load ay papers oaf the desk, n tries tae yank the phone oot by the socket, like they dae in the films, only the cunt disnae budge, once, twice.

Kill the thing, aye, fair enough, but tae dae what Doyle did shows thit ye urnae right in the heid.

Thir wis nowt that we could dae except tae jist walk right through they school gates n acroass that tarmac playground at the front doors whaire that cunt wis standin lookin like fuckin Hitler.

Git tae France, Terry laughs, glancin oot taewards the windae, what dae wi need that fir?

They dinnae fuckin well dae it durin the day anywey, no if these fuckers are anything tae go by.

The Hibs fans raise thir scarfs in the air and start tae sing, but it looks pretty crap because they aw dae it in small groups rather than as one.

These wankers widnae huv the brains tae think ay it or the wideness tae dae it.

Gentleman wis right tae dae what eh did, that cunt Blackie wis oot ay order.

Ah cannae make um dae it, no even Billy or Terry, nor Topsy and the boys fae the scheme that ah go tae Herts wi, oan the L.

So ah clear ma throat and dae what ma auld boy always telt me tae dae when yir under pressure in negotiations and ye need tae bullshit.

In the bogs ah dae a long pish, huvin tae bend ma cock really sair soas ah dinnae pish oan the flair which smells ay sick n disinfectant.

These cunts up the stairs, the Barclays, they jist lit that dug oot n it runs doon the stairs tae dae its stuff oan the waste.