decibel

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

deci- +‎ bel

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

decibel (plural decibels)

  1. A common measure of sound intensity ratio that is one tenth of a bel on the logarithmic intensity scale. It is defined as dB = 10 log10(P1 / P2), where P1 and P2 are the relative powers of the sound.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

decibel m

  1. decibel (unit of sound intensity ratio)

Further reading[edit]

  • decibel in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • decibel in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English decibel. Equivalent to deci- +‎ bel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeːsiˌbɛl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: de‧ci‧bel

Noun[edit]

decibel m (plural decibels, diminutive decibeltje n)

  1. decibel

Descendants[edit]

  • Papiamentu: desibèl

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deci- +‎ bel

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdɛt͡sibɛl]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: de‧ci‧bel
  • Rhymes: -ɛl

Noun[edit]

decibel (plural decibelek)

  1. decibel

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative decibel decibelek
accusative decibelt decibeleket
dative decibelnek decibeleknek
instrumental decibellel decibelekkel
causal-final decibelért decibelekért
translative decibellé decibelekké
terminative decibelig decibelekig
essive-formal decibelként decibelekként
essive-modal
inessive decibelben decibelekben
superessive decibelen decibeleken
adessive decibelnél decibeleknél
illative decibelbe decibelekbe
sublative decibelre decibelekre
allative decibelhez decibelekhez
elative decibelből decibelekből
delative decibelről decibelekről
ablative decibeltől decibelektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
decibelé decibeleké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
decibeléi decibelekéi
Possessive forms of decibel
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. decibelem decibeljeim
2nd person sing. decibeled decibeljeid
3rd person sing. decibelje decibeljei
1st person plural decibelünk decibeljeink
2nd person plural decibeletek decibeljeitek
3rd person plural decibeljük decibeljeik

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English decibel

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛ.t͡ʃi.bel/, (traditional) /de.t͡ʃiˈbɛl/[1]

Noun[edit]

decibel m (invariable)

  1. decibel

References[edit]

  1. ^ decibel in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

decibel m (plural decibéis)

  1. decibel (a common measure of sound intensity)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French décibel

Noun[edit]

decibel m (plural decibeli)

  1. decibel

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

decibel m (plural decibeles)

  1. Alternative form of decibelio

Further reading[edit]