audio

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin audiō (I hear; I listen).

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Adjective[edit]

(Can we verify(+) this sense?)

audio (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to audible sound.
    • 1955, The Educational Screen - Volume 34, page 366:
      If you're more audio than visual, tune in on the "A-V Soap Opera" (page 375).
    • 1978, Danny G. Langdon, The Audio-workbook, ISBN 0877781095, page ix:
      Directions are given in regard to what the design is, how it is used, and how to produce it in such a way as to assure that what is produced is audio -and not written instruction that sounds like written words.
    • 1997, Arthur Myers, Communicating With Animals, ISBN 0809231492:
      I'm very audio, so I hear words.
    • 2010, Dick Lyles, Pearls of Perspicacity, ISBN 1450244777:
      For example, if the person uses visual predicates such as “I see” or “I can't picture that,” the most powerful influencers will respond by saying “Let me show you,” as opposed to “let me explain,” the latter predicate being more audio than visual.
  2. Of or relating to the broadcasting or reproduction of sound, especially high-fidelity reproduction.
    • 2007, David Salomon, Data Compression: The Complete Reference, ISBN 1846286034, page 750:
      Such signals are audio and are sampled like any other audio data, but because of the nature of human speech, they have properties that can be exploited for efficient compression.
    • 2009, Ted Iverson, Mission to the Stars, ISBN 1440133883, page 66:
      NASA's records were more audio than anything, and sorry to say, there wasn't much there either.
    • 2016, Samuel J. Sauls & ‎Craig A. Stark, Audio Production Worktext: Concepts, Techniques, and Equipment, ISBN 1317557905:
      Additionally, MP3 is audio only, and with more and more applications combining video and animation with audio, today the MP3 format is used more for on-demand file storage and playback of content.

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Noun[edit]

audio (usually uncountable, plural audios)

  1. A sound, or a sound signal
    • 2009 April 17, The New York Times, “Art in Review”, in New York Times[1]:
      Others wryly illustrate appropriated audios, like instructions for quacking like a duck or a letter from an angry airline passenger.

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audio” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

audio (invariable)

  1. audio

Noun[edit]

audio m (invariable)

  1. sound, volume, audio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A compound of Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewis (clearly, manifestly) (from the root *h₂ew- (to see, perceive)) and *dʰh₁-ye/o- (to render).

Cognates include Ancient Greek αἰσθάνομαι (aisthánomai, to perceive) (also originally "to render manifest") and ἀΐω (aḯō, to perceive, hear), Hittite 𒌋𒀪𒄭 (u-uḫ-ḫi, I see) and Sanskrit आविस् (āvís, openly, manifestly, evidently).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Verb[edit]

audiō (present infinitive audīre, perfect active audīvī, supine audītum); fourth conjugation

  1. I hear, listen to
  2. I attend, pay attention to
    Audisne me?Are you listening to me?
    (file)
  3. I accept, agree with, obey

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of audio (fourth conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present audiō audīs audit audīmus audītis audiunt
imperfect audiēbam audiēbās audiēbat audiēbāmus audiēbātis audiēbant
future audiam audiēs audiet audiēmus audiētis audient
perfect audīvī audīvistī audīvit audīvimus audīvistis audīvērunt, audīvēre
pluperfect audīveram audīverās audīverat audīverāmus audīverātis audīverant
future perfect audīverō audīveris audīverit audīverimus audīveritis audīverint
passive present audior audīris, audīre audītur audīmur audīminī audiuntur
imperfect audiēbar audiēbāris, audiēbāre audiēbātur audiēbāmur audiēbāminī audiēbantur
future audiar audiēris, audiēre audiētur audiēmur audiēminī audientur
perfect audītus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect audītus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect audītus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present audiam audiās audiat audiāmus audiātis audiant
imperfect audīrem audīrēs audīret audīrēmus audīrētis audīrent
perfect audīverim audīverīs audīverit audīverīmus audīverītis audīverint
pluperfect audīvissem audīvissēs audīvisset audīvissēmus audīvissētis audīvissent
passive present audiar audiāris, audiāre audiātur audiāmur audiāminī audiantur
imperfect audīrer audīrēris, audīrēre audīrētur audīrēmur audīrēminī audīrentur
perfect audītus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect audītus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present audī audīte
future audītō audītō audītōte audiuntō
passive present audīre audīminī
future audītor audītor audiuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives audīre audīvisse audītūrus esse audīrī, audīrier1 audītus esse audītum īrī
participles audiēns audītūrus audītus audiendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
audīre audiendī audiendō audiendum audītum audītū

1The present passive infinitive in -ier is a rare poetic form which is attested for this verb.

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References[edit]

  • audio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • audio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • audio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to know from hearsay: fando aliquid audivisse
    • I heard him say..: ex eo audivi, cum diceret
    • to have a good or bad reputation, be spoken well, ill of: bene, male audire (ab aliquo)
    • to attend Plato's lectures: audire Platonem, auditorem esse Platonis
    • to let those present fix any subject they like for discussion: ponere iubere, qua de re quis audire velit (Fin. 2. 1. 1)
    • I admit it, say on: audio, fateor
  • audio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[3], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 61

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

audio m (plural audios)

  1. audio

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

audio ? (uncountable)

  1. audio