abakus

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See also: Abakus and abaküs

Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

abakus m inan

  1. abacus (a calculating table or frame)
    Synonym: počitadlo
  2. abacus (the uppermost portion of the capital of a column)

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Further reading[edit]

  • abakus in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • abakus in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • abakus in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑbɑkus/, [ˈɑbɑkus̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑbɑkus
  • Syllabification: a‧ba‧kus

Noun[edit]

abakus

  1. (mathematics) abacus (a calculating frame)
  2. (architecture) abacus (the uppermost portion of the capital of a column)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of abakus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative abakus abakukset
genitive abakuksen abakusten
abakuksien
partitive abakusta abakuksia
illative abakukseen abakuksiin
singular plural
nominative abakus abakukset
accusative nom. abakus abakukset
gen. abakuksen
genitive abakuksen abakusten
abakuksien
partitive abakusta abakuksia
inessive abakuksessa abakuksissa
elative abakuksesta abakuksista
illative abakukseen abakuksiin
adessive abakuksella abakuksilla
ablative abakukselta abakuksilta
allative abakukselle abakuksille
essive abakuksena abakuksina
translative abakukseksi abakuksiksi
instructive abakuksin
abessive abakuksetta abakuksitta
comitative abakuksineen
Possessive forms of abakus (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person abakukseni abakuksemme
2nd person abakuksesi abakuksenne
3rd person abakuksensa

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch abacus, from Latin abacus, abax; from Ancient Greek ἄβαξ (ábax, board covered with sand), possibly from a Semitic source; compare Hebrew אָבָק(avák, dust).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaba.kʊs]
  • Hyphenation: aba‧kus

Noun[edit]

abakus (plural, first-person possessive abakusku, second-person possessive abakusmu, third-person possessive abakusnya)

  1. abacus (a calculating frame)
    Synonyms: dekak-dekak, swipoa
  2. (architecture) abacus (the uppermost portion of the capital of a column) [from 1970s.]

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

abakus m

  1. accusative plural form of abaks

Malay[edit]

abakus

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Etymology[edit]

From English abacus, from Latin abacus, abax; from Ancient Greek ἄβαξ (ábax, board covered with sand), possibly from Hebrew אָבָק(avák, dust).

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Noun[edit]

abakus (Jawi spelling اباکوس)

  1. abacus (calculating frame)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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A Chinese-style abacus with beads sliding on rods
An abacus is the uppermost portion of the capital of a column immediately under the architrave

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abacus, abax (sideboard or table with a slab at the top; slab at the top of a column; counting board, sand table; board for playing games), from Ancient Greek ἄβαξ (ábax, counting board; board covered with sand for drawing; plate; dice-board), possibly from a Semitic source, like Hebrew אָבָק(avák, dust).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑːbakʉs/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʉs
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧kus

Noun[edit]

abakus m (definite singular abakusen, indefinite plural abakuser, definite plural abakusene)

  1. abacus (an instrument used for performing arithmetical calculations, with beads sliding on rods, or counters in grooves, with one row of beads or counters representing units)
    • 2011 March 11, Aftenposten, page 8:
      en abakus, eller kuleramme, er en tidlig forløper til dagens kalkulator. Den første ble utviklet i Mesopotamia over 2000 år f. Kr.
      An abacus, or abacus, is an early precursor to today's calculator. The first was developed in Mesopotamia over 2000 BC.
    Abakus er nok en fortsettelse av tidligere tiders fingertelling eller daktylonomi
    Abacus is another continuation of the finger counting or dactylonomy of earlier times
    Synonym: kuleramme
  2. (architecture) abacus (the uppermost portion of the capital of a column immediately under the architrave)
    • 1902, Lorentz Dietrichson, Omrids af den kirkelige Kunstarkæologi, page 34:
      den korinthiske [søyle], hvis abacus, bøiet og med afskaarne hjørner, bar en liden roset paa hver sides midte
      the Corinthian [pillar], whose abacus, bent and with truncated corners, bore a small rosette in the middle of each side
    Abakus er den øvre, plateformete delen av kapitélet på en søyle, som benyttes som opplagringspunkt for bjelker.
    The abacus is the upper, plate-shaped part of the capital of a pillar, which is used as a storage point for beams.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin abacus.

Noun[edit]

abakus m (definite singular abakusen, indefinite plural abakusar, definite plural abakusane)

  1. abacus (a counting frame)
    Synonym: kuleramme
  2. (architecture) abacus (the uppermost portion of the capital of a column)

References[edit]

  • See Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia (links above)

Polish[edit]

abakus (1)
abakus (2)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abakus m inan

  1. abacus (a counting frame)
  2. (architecture) abacus (the uppermost portion of the capital of a column)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • abakus in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǎbakus/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧kus

Noun[edit]

àbakus m (Cyrillic spelling а̀бакус)

  1. abacus

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Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abakus m (genitive singular abakusu, nominative plural abakusy, genitive plural abakusov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. abacus (a calculating table or frame)
    Synonym: počítadlo
  2. abacus (the uppermost portion of the capital of a column)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • abakus in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

abakus c

  1. abacus (a table or frame used for calculating)
  2. abacus (the uppermost member or division of the capital of a column)

Declension[edit]

Declension of abakus 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative abakus abakusen abakusar abakusarna
Genitive abakus abakusens abakusars abakusarnas

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English abacus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ábakús

  1. abacus
    Synonym: abako