fax

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: făks, IPA(key): /fæks/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: facts (informal US and Canada pronunciation)
  • Rhymes: -æks

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English feax (hair, head of hair), from Proto-Germanic *fahsą (hair, mane), from Proto-Indo-European *poḱs- (hair, literally that which is combed, shorn, or plucked), from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (to comb, shear, pluck). Cognate with Dutch vas (headhair), German Fachs (headhair), Norwegian faks (mane), Icelandic fax (mane), Sanskrit पक्ष्मन् (pakṣman, eyelash, hair, filament).

Noun[edit]

fax (usually uncountable, plural faxes)

  1. (obsolete or UK dialectal) The hair of the head.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From facsimile, first attested 1979.

Noun[edit]

fax (plural faxes)

  1. A fax machine or a document received and printed by one.
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Verb[edit]

fax (third-person singular simple present faxes, present participle faxing, simple past and past participle faxed)

  1. To send a document via a fax machine.
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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax m

  1. fax (document)
  2. fax, fax machine

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax m (plural faxen, diminutive faxje n)

  1. fax

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Verb[edit]

fax

  1. first-person singular present indicative of faxen
  2. imperative of faxen

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fax (mane) from Proto-Indo-European *poḱ-s-, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (to pluck).

Noun[edit]

fax n (genitive singular fax, nominative plural föx)

  1. mane (of a horse)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From English fax, from facsimile, from Latin.

Noun[edit]

fax n (genitive singular fax, nominative plural föx)

  1. fax, telefax (document sent electronically and printed with a fax machine)
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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English fax.

Noun[edit]

fax m (plural fax)

  1. fax

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax f (genitive facis); third declension

  1. torch, firebrand
  2. fireball, comet
  3. cause of ruin, incitement

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fax facēs
genitive facis facum
dative facī facibus
accusative facem facēs
ablative face facibus
vocative fax facēs

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

fax

  1. rafsi of fraxu.

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *poḱs-, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (to pluck).

Noun[edit]

fax n

  1. a mane

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Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax m

  1. fax

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax m (plural faxes, or fax)

  1. fax (document transmitted by telephone)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English fax.

Noun[edit]

fax m (plural fax)

  1. fax

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax c, n

  1. a fax (machine) c
  2. a fax (document) n

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