alfabet

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See also: Alfabet and alfabét

Albanian

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Noun

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alfabet m (definite alfabeti)

  1. alphabet

Catalan

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Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin alphabētum, from Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos).

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Noun

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alfabet m (plural alfabets)

  1. alphabet
    Synonyms: abecedari, abecé

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Noun

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alfabet m (plural alfabets, feminine alfabeta)

  1. literate person

Adjective

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alfabet (feminine alfabeta, masculine plural alfabets, feminine plural alfabetes)

  1. literate

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Cimbrian

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Etymology

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Ultimately from Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos, alphabet). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun

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alfabet m

  1. (Sette Comuni) alphabet
    Dar alfabet ist de stiiga bon littarn.
    The alphabet is a ladder, and the rungs are letters.

References

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  • “alfabet” in Martalar, Umberto Martello, Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Czech

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alfabet

  1. genitive plural of alfabeta

Danish

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Noun

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alfabet n (singular definite alfabetet, plural indefinite alfabeter)

  1. alphabet

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Dutch

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Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

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From Middle Dutch alphabeet, from Latin alphabētum, from Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɑl.faːˌbɛt/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧fa‧bet

Noun

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alfabet n (plural alfabetten or alfabets, diminutive alfabetje n)

  1. alphabet
    Synonym: abc

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Descendants

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  • Afrikaans: alfabet
  • Papiamentu: álfabèt, alfabèt

Friulian

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Noun

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alfabet m (plural alfabets)

  1. alphabet

Indonesian

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Etymology

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From Dutch alfabet, from Late Latin alphabētum, from Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos).

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Noun

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alfabet (first-person possessive alfabetku, second-person possessive alfabetmu, third-person possessive alfabetnya)

  1. alphabet (an ordered set of letters used in a language)

Malay

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Etymology

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From English alphabet, from Late Latin alphabētum, from Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos).

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alfabet (Jawi spelling الفابت, plural alfabet-alfabet, informal 1st possessive alfabetku, 2nd possessive alfabetmu, 3rd possessive alfabetnya)

  1. (informal) An alphabet; an ordered set of letters used in a language.
    Synonym: abjad
    alfabet InggerisEnglish alphabet

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

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From Late Latin alphabētum, from Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos), from ἄλφα (álpha) and βῆτα (bêta), the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, from Phoenician and Classical Hebrew aleph (ox) and beth (house), so called because their shape resembled or represented these objects.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /alfabeːt/, [ɑl.fɑ.ˈbeːt]

Noun

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alfabet n (definite singular alfabetet, indefinite plural alfabet or alfabeter, definite plural alfabeta or alfabetene)

  1. alphabet (an ordered set of letters used in a language)
    Skal man lese må man kunne alfabetet.
    If you want to read you have to know the alphabet.
    Det latinske og kyrilliske alfabetet.
    The Latin and Cyrillic alphabet.

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology

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From Late Latin alphabētum, from Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos), from alpha and beta, the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, from Phoenician and Classical Hebrew aleph (ox) and beth (house), so called because their shape resembled or represented these objects.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /alfabeːt/, [ɑl.fɑ.ˈbeːt]

Noun

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alfabet n (definite singular alfabetet, indefinite plural alfabet, definite plural alfabeta)

  1. alphabet (an ordered set of letters used in a language)
    Skal ein lese må ein kunne alfabetet.
    If you want to read you have to know the alphabet.
    Det latinske og kyrilliske alfabetet.
    The Latin and Cyrillic alphabet.

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Occitan

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Etymology

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From Latin alphabētum, from Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos).

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Noun

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alfabet m (plural alfabets)

  1. alphabet
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Piedmontese

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Pronunciation

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alfabet m

  1. alphabet

Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

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Internationalism; borrowed from German Alphabet or French alphabet, ultimately from Latin alphabētum.[1] First attested in 1624–1639.[2]

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /alˈfa.bɛt/
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  • Rhymes: -abɛt
  • Syllabification: al‧fa‧bet

Noun

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alfabet m inan

  1. (linguistics) alphabet (collection of letters in a given order)
    Synonym: abecadło
  2. alphabet, ABC (rudimentary knowledge of a given field)
    Synonyms: abc, abecadło, elementarz, podstawy

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adjectives
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noun

Collocations

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References

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  1. ^ Bańkowski, Andrzej (2000) “alfabet”, in Etymologiczny słownik języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish)
  2. ^ Barbara Rykiel-Kempf (08.02.2018) “ALFABET”, in Elektroniczny Słownik Języka Polskiego XVII i XVIII Wieku [Electronic Dictionary of the Polish Language of the XVII and XVIII Century]

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Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French alphabet, from Latin alphabetum.

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Noun

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alfabet n (plural alfabete)

  1. alphabet

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Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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From Late Latin alphabētum, from Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /alfǎbeːt/
  • Hyphenation: al‧fa‧bet

Noun

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alfàbēt m (Cyrillic spelling алфа̀бе̄т)

  1. alphabet

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References

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  • alfabet” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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alfabet n

  1. alphabet

Declension

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Declension of alfabet 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative alfabet alfabetet alfabet alfabeten
Genitive alfabets alfabetets alfabets alfabetens

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Vilamovian

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Noun

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alfabet n

  1. alphabet

Walloon

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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alfabet m (plural alfabets)

  1. alphabet

West Frisian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Dutch alfabet.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɔlfabɛt/, /ˈalfabɛt/

Noun

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alfabet n (plural alfabetten)

  1. alphabet

Further reading

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  • alfabet”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011