format

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See also: Format, formát, and formât

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via French and German, from New Latin liber fōrmātus (book fashioned), from fōrmō (I shape, fashion).

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Noun[edit]

format (plural formats)

  1. The layout of a document.
  2. (hence) The form of presentation of something.
    The radio station changed the format of its evening program.
  3. (computing) A file type.

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Verb[edit]

format (third-person singular simple present formats, present participle formatting, simple past and past participle formatted)

  1. To create or edit the layout of a document.
  2. Change a document so it will fit onto a different type of page.
  3. (computing) To prepare a mass storage medium for initial use, erasing any existing data in the process.
    I lost weeks of work when I inadvertently formatted my hard drive.

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Format, from Latin fōrmātus (formed).

Noun[edit]

format

  1. format.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Format, from Latin fōrmātus (formed).

Noun[edit]

format m (plural formats)

  1. format

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fōrmātus (formed).

Noun[edit]

format m (plural formats)

  1. format

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

format

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of formō

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *uɸor-man-to-, from Proto-Indo-European *upér- (over) + *men- (to think).

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Noun[edit]

format n (dative formut)

  1. Verbal noun of for·muinethar.
  2. envy, jealousy
    • 8th century, St. Patrick's Breastplate
      Cech duine nos·géba cech dia co n-innithem léir i nDia, ní thairisfet demna fria gnúis, bid dítin dó ar cech neim ⁊ ḟormat, bid cóemna dó fri dianbas, bid lúrech dia anmain iarna étsecht.
      When anyone shall repeat it every day with diligent intentness on God, devils shall not dare to face him, it shall be a protection to him against every poison and envy, it shall be a defence to him against sudden death, it shall be a corslet to his soul after his death.
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 12c29
      Ní ar formut frib-si as·biur-sa inso.
      It is not because of envy towards you that I say this.

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Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
format ḟormat format
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Particularly: “really with o and a? not ɔ and ɑ?”

Etymology 1[edit]

From French format.

Noun[edit]

format n (plural formate)

  1. format
  2. template
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Etymology 2[edit]

Form of the verb forma.

Participle[edit]

format

  1. past participle of forma

Swedish[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

format

  1. absolute indefinite neuter form of formad.

Noun[edit]

format n

  1. format

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Verb[edit]

format

  1. supine of forma.