fax

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: făks, IPA(key): /fæks/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: facts (informal US and Canada pronunciation)
  • Rhymes: -æks

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English fax, from Old English feax (hair, head of hair), from Proto-Germanic *fahsą (hair, mane), from Proto-Indo-European *poḱs- (hair, literally that which is combed, shorn, or plucked), from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (to comb, shear, pluck). Cognate with Dutch vas (headhair), German Fachs (head-hair), Norwegian faks (mane), Icelandic fax (mane), Sanskrit पक्ष्मन् (pakṣman, eyelash, hair, filament).

Noun[edit]

fax (usually uncountable, plural faxes)

  1. (obsolete or Britain dialectal) The hair of the head.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of facsimile, first attested 1979.

Noun[edit]

fax (plural faxes)

  1. A fax machine or a document received and printed by one.
Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

fax (third-person singular simple present faxes, present participle faxing, simple past and past participle faxed)

  1. To send a document via a fax machine.
Translations[edit]

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax m

  1. fax (document)
  2. fax, fax machine

Declension[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English fax (a fax machine; to fax).

Noun[edit]

fax m (plural faxen, diminutive faxje n)

  1. fax

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Verb[edit]

fax

  1. first-person singular present indicative of faxen
  2. imperative of faxen

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English (tele)fax, from facsimile. [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax (plural faxok)

  1. fax

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative fax faxok
accusative faxot faxokat
dative faxnak faxoknak
instrumental faxszal faxokkal
causal-final faxért faxokért
translative faxszá faxokká
terminative faxig faxokig
essive-formal faxként faxokként
essive-modal
inessive faxban faxokban
superessive faxon faxokon
adessive faxnál faxoknál
illative faxba faxokba
sublative faxra faxokra
allative faxhoz faxokhoz
elative faxból faxokból
delative faxról faxokról
ablative faxtól faxoktól
Possessive forms of fax
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. faxom faxaim
2nd person sing. faxod faxaid
3rd person sing. faxa faxai
1st person plural faxunk faxaink
2nd person plural faxotok faxaitok
3rd person plural faxuk faxaik

Derived terms[edit]

(Compound words):

References[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fax (mane) from Proto-Indo-European *poḱ-s-, from *peḱ- (to pluck).

Noun[edit]

fax n (genitive singular fax, nominative plural föx)

  1. mane (of a horse)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From English fax, from facsimile, from Latin.

Noun[edit]

fax n (genitive singular fax, nominative plural föx)

  1. fax, telefax (document sent electronically and printed with a fax machine)
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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʷʰeh₂k- (to shine). Cognate with facētus, Lithuanian žvakė (candle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax f (genitive facis); third declension

  1. torch, firebrand
  2. fireball, comet
  3. cause of ruin, incitement

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fax facēs
genitive facis facum
dative facī facibus
accusative facem facēs
ablative face facibus
vocative fax facēs

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • fax in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fax in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fax in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “fax”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • fax” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • fax in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fax in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 495

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

fax

  1. rafsi of fraxu.

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fax.

Noun[edit]

fax m (plural fax)

  1. (Jersey) fax

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *poḱs-, from *peḱ- (to pluck).

Noun[edit]

fax n

  1. a mane

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • fax in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fax in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fax in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “fax”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • fax in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fax in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fax.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax m inan

  1. fax

Declension[edit]

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax m (plural faxes or fax)

  1. fax (document transmitted by telephone)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fax.

Noun[edit]

fax m (plural fax)

  1. fax

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fax c, n

  1. a fax (machine) c
  2. a fax (document) n

Declension[edit]

Declension of fax 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fax faxen faxar faxarna
Genitive fax faxens faxars faxarnas
Declension of fax 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fax faxet fax faxen
Genitive fax faxets fax faxens

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Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *vaːᶜ (sky; weather). Cognate with Thai ฟ้า (fáa, sky; heaven), Lao ຟ້າ (), ᦝᦱᧉ (faa2), Northern Thai ᨼ᩶ᩣ, Shan ၽႃႉ (phaa5).

Noun[edit]

fax (old orthography faч, Sawndip forms 𭱇, 𫯨, 𪥉)

  1. (dialectal, including Longzhou) sky
    Synonyms: mbwn