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).

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  • 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”, 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

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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diagonal f (plural diagonales)

  1. diagonal

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Swedish[edit]

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diagonal

  1. diagonal

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diagonal c

  1. diagonal

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