agenda

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See also: Agenda, agendá, and agendą

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin agenda (things that ought to be done), future passive participle (gerundive) of agō (I do, act, make).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈd͡ʒɛn.də/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛndə

Noun[edit]

agenda (plural agendas or (rare, proscribed) agendae)

  1. A temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to.
    • July 18 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club "The Dark Knight Rises"[1]
      Where the Joker preys on our fears of random, irrational acts of terror, Bane has an all-consuming, dictatorial agenda that’s more stable and permanent, a New World Order that’s been planned out with the precision of a military coup.
  2. A list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting).
  3. A notebook used to organize and maintain such plans or lists, an agenda book, an agenda planner.
    • 2005, Linda Wilmshurst; Alan W. Brue, A Parent's Guide To Special Education: Insider Advice On How To Navigate The System And Help Your Child Succeed, →ISBN, page 145:
      A homework agenda, sometimes called a student planner, is a notebook often used to help your child keep track of daily homework assignments.
    • 2011, Spencer Marc Aronfeld, Make It Your Own Law Firm: The Ultimate Law Student's Guide to Owning, Managing, and Marketing Your Own Successful Law Firm, AuthorHouse, page 12
      It may be better to simply buy an agenda at the drug store for five dollars, but you need to keep this stuff accurate.
    • 2011, David Campos; Rocio Delgado; Mary Esther Huerta, Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, →ISBN, page 160:
      The children will use an agenda book that the school provides to organize their homework information. Before leaving for home, the children will neatly write their assignments and related directions in their agendas.
  4. An ulterior motive.
  5. (obsolete) A ritual.

Usage notes[edit]

The word agenda is the Latin plural of agendum, but in English the word agenda is usually taken as a singular, and item on the agenda used for individual things in the list.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Malay: agenda
  • Swahili: ajenda

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

agenda

  1. (now rare) plural of agendum

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin agenda, substantive use of the neuter plural of agendus (which ought to be done), future passive participle (gerundive) of agō (I do, act, make).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agenda f (plural agendes)

  1. agenda; calendar (a list of planned events, organized by time)
  2. planner (a notebook in which one keeps notations of appointments and contacts)
  3. agenda (a list of planned items for discussion at a meeting)
  4. (economics) A list of planned projects that are to be done as funds become available.

Hyponyms[edit]

  • (a list of planned events, organized by time): calendari (a list of planned events for a given year)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch agendaboec, itself from Latin agenda (things which ought to be done) (from the verb agō (act, do)) + boec (book) (modern Dutch boek).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑˈɣɛn.daː/, /aːˈɣɛn.daː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: agen‧da
  • Rhymes: -ɛndaː

Noun[edit]

agenda m (plural agenda's, diminutive agendaatje n)

  1. A calendar (book), a diary, a booklet or other device where one notes down one’s schedule, appointments etc.
    Synonym: dagwijzer
  2. An agenda (list of matters at a meeting)

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agenda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agenda

  1. An agenda

Declension[edit]

Inflection of agenda (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative agenda agendat
genitive agendan agendoiden
agendoitten
agendojen
partitive agendaa agendoita
agendoja
illative agendaan agendoihin
singular plural
nominative agenda agendat
accusative nom. agenda agendat
gen. agendan
genitive agendan agendoiden
agendoitten
agendojen
agendainrare
partitive agendaa agendoita
agendoja
inessive agendassa agendoissa
elative agendasta agendoista
illative agendaan agendoihin
adessive agendalla agendoilla
ablative agendalta agendoilta
allative agendalle agendoille
essive agendana agendoina
translative agendaksi agendoiksi
instructive agendoin
abessive agendatta agendoitta
comitative agendoineen
Possessive forms of agenda (type katiska)
possessor singular plural
1st person agendani agendamme
2nd person agendasi agendanne
3rd person agendansa

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agenda, substantive use of the neuter plural of agendus (which ought to be done), future passive participle (gerundive) of agō (I do, act, make).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ʒɛ̃.da/, (regional) /a.ʒɑ̃.da/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

agenda m (plural agendas)

  1. organiser, appointment book, engagement book

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch agenda, from Latin agenda (things that ought to be done).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaɡɛn.da]
  • Rhymes: -da, -a
  • Hyphenation: agèn‧da

Noun[edit]

agènda (plural agenda-agenda, first-person possessive agendaku, second-person possessive agendamu, third-person possessive agendanya)

  1. agenda,
    1. A notebook used to organize and maintain such plans or lists, an agenda book, an agenda planner.
    2. A list of matters to be taken up.
      Synonym: acara

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈd͡ʒɛn.da/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnda
  • Hyphenation: a‧gèn‧da

Noun[edit]

agenda f (plural agende)

  1. diary
  2. planner (notebook)
    Synonym: taccuino
  3. (figuratively) agenda

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

agenda

  1. inflection of agendus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Participle[edit]

agendā

  1. ablative feminine singular of agendus

References[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English agenda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard) IPA(key): [a.ɡen.da]
  • (Johor-Riau) IPA(key): [ä.d͡ʒen.dä]

Noun[edit]

agenda (Jawi spelling اݢيندا‎, plural agenda-agenda, informal 1st possessive agendaku, 2nd possessive agendamu, 3rd possessive agendanya)

  1. agenda.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin agenda (what ought to be done).

Noun[edit]

agenda m (definite singular agendaen, indefinite plural agendaer, definite plural agendaene)

  1. an agenda

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agenda (what ought to be done).

Noun[edit]

agenda m (definite singular agendaen, indefinite plural agendaer or agendaar, definite plural agendaene or agendaane)

  1. an agenda

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin agenda/agendum/agendus. First attested in 1560.[1][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈɡɛn.da/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛnda
  • Syllabification: a‧gen‧da

Noun[edit]

agenda f (diminutive agendka)

  1. branch, department (of a company or organization)
    Synonyms: filia, oddział
  2. agenda, schedule (lists of tasks one must do) [from mid-18th c.][2]
    Synonym: terminarz
  3. agenda, schedule (lists tasks of for a meeting)
  4. agenda (small notebook)
  5. (obsolete, Christianity) Christian prayer book [16th–19th c.]
    agenda liturgicznaa liturgical prayer book

Declension[edit]

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adjectives
adverbs
nouns

Collocations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 ajenda”, in Słownik Polszczyzny XVI Wieku [A Dictionary of 16th Century Polish], 2010-2022
  2. 2.0 2.1 Teresa Sokołowska (25.09.2014), “AGENDA”, in Elektroniczny Słownik Języka Polskiego XVII i XVIII Wieku [Electronic Dictionary of the Polish Language of the XVII and XVIII Century]
  3. ^ agenda in Narodowy Fotokorpus Języka Polskiego
  • Pęzik, Piotr; Przepiórkowski, A.; Bańko, M.; Górski, R.; Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, B (2012) Wyszukiwarka PELCRA dla danych NKJP. Narodowy Korpus Języka Polskiego [National Polish Language Corpus, PELCRA search engine]‎[2], Wydawnictwo PWN

Further reading[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: -ẽdɐ
  • Hyphenation: a‧gen‧da

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin agenda.

Noun[edit]

agenda f (plural agendas)

  1. schedule (time-based plan of events)
  2. agenda (booklet where a schedule is kept)
  3. planner (a personal phone book)
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

agenda

  1. inflection of agendar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agenda, substantive use of the neuter plural of agendus (which ought to be done), future passive participle (gerundive) of agō (to do, to act, to make).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈxenda/ [aˈxẽn̪.d̪a]
  • Rhymes: -enda
  • Hyphenation: a‧gen‧da

Noun[edit]

agenda f (plural agendas)

  1. agenda, planner (notebook)
  2. agenda (list of matters to be taken up)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

agenda

  1. inflection of agendar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agenda (n class, plural agenda)

  1. Alternative form of ajenda

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agenda (what ought to be done).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agenda c

  1. an agenda

Usage notes[edit]

  • The agenda for a meeting is normally called dagordning. The word agenda is more often used in the abstract sense of somebody's "political agenda".

Declension[edit]

Declension of agenda 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative agenda agendan agendor agendorna
Genitive agendas agendans agendors agendornas

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