diagonal

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French diagonal, from Latin diagōnālis, from Ancient Greek διαγώνιος ‎(diagṓnios, from angle to angle), from διά ‎(diá, across) + γωνία ‎(gōnía, angle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /daɪˈæɡənəl/, /daɪˈæɡnəl/

Adjective[edit]

diagonal ‎(not comparable)

  1. (geometry) Joining two nonadjacent vertices (of a polygon or polyhedron).
  2. Having a slanted or oblique direction, lines or markings.
    • 2011 January 12, Saj Chowdhury, “Liverpool 2 - 1 Liverpool”[1], BBC:
      The visitors' undoing was caused by a diagonal ball from the right which was nodded into the six-yard area by Ian Evatt and finished off by Campbell.
  3. Pertaining to the front left and back right (or the front right and back left) legs of a quadruped.

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Noun[edit]

diagonal ‎(plural diagonals)

  1. something arranged diagonally or obliquely
  2. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
  3. a punctuation mark used to separate related items of information
  4. (geometry) a diagonal line or plane
  5. (geometry) a line joining non-adjacent vertices of a polygon.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin diagōnālis, from Ancient Greek διαγώνιος ‎(diagṓnios, from angle to angle).

Adjective[edit]

diagonal m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural diagonals)

  1. diagonal

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Noun[edit]

diagonal f ‎(plural diagonals)

  1. diagonal

Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /diaɡonaːl/, [d̥iaɡ̊oˈnæːˀl]

Adjective[edit]

diagonal ‎(neuter diagonalt, definite and plural diagonale)

  1. diagonal

Noun[edit]

diagonal c (singular definite diagonalen, plural indefinite diagonaler)

  1. diagonal

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Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diagonal m, f (plural diagonais)

  1. diagonal

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin diagōnālis, from Ancient Greek διαγώνιος ‎(diagṓnios, from angle to angle).

Pronunciation[edit]

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diagonal ‎(not comparable)

  1. diagonal

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diagonal m, f ‎(plural diagonais, comparable)

  1. (geometry) diagonal (joining two nonadjacent vertices)
  2. diagonal (having a slanted or oblique direction)

Noun[edit]

diagonal f (plural diagonais)

  1. diagonal (something arranged diagonally or obliquely)
  2. (geometry) diagonal (diagonal line or plane)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin diagōnālis, from Ancient Greek διαγώνιος ‎(diagṓnios, from angle to angle).

Adjective[edit]

diagonal m, f ‎(plural diagonales)

  1. diagonal

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Noun[edit]

diagonal f ‎(plural diagonales)

  1. diagonal

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin diagōnālis, from Ancient Greek διαγώνιος ‎(diagṓnios, from angle to angle).

Adjective[edit]

diagonal (not comparable)

  1. diagonal

Declension[edit]

Inflection of diagonal
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular diagonal
Neuter singular diagonalt
Plural diagonala
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 diagonale
All diagonala
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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Noun[edit]

diagonal c

  1. diagonal

Declension[edit]

Inflection of diagonal
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative diagonal diagonalen diagonaler diagonalerna
Genitive diagonals diagonalens diagonalers diagonalernas

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