audio

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See also: audio- and áudio

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin audiō (hear, listen)

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audio (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to audible sound.
  2. Of or relating to the broadcasting or reproduction of sound, especially high-fidelity reproduction.

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audio (usually uncountable, plural audios)

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

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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 (aïō, to perceive, hear), Hittite 𒌋𒀪𒄭 (u-uḫ-ḫi, I see) and Sanskrit आविस् (āvís, openly, manifestly, evidently).

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Verb[edit]

present active audiō, present infinitive audīre, perfect active audīvī, supine audītum

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

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  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 61

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Noun[edit]

audio m (plural audios)

  1. audio

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

audio ? (uncountable)

  1. audio