final

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English final, fynal, fynall, from Old French final, from Latin fīnālis (of or relating to the end or to boundaries), from fīnis (end); see fine. Replaced native English endly (final)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: fī'nəl, IPA(key): /ˈfaɪ.nəl/, [-nəɫ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪnəl
  • Hyphenation: fi‧nal

Noun[edit]

final (plural finals)

  1. (US, Canada) A final examination; a test or examination given at the end of a term or class; the test that concludes a class.
  2. (sports) The last round, game or match in a contest, after which the winner is determined.
  3. A contest that narrows a field of contestants (finalists) to ranked positions, usually in numbered places (1st place/prize, 2nd place/prize, etc.) or a winner and numbered runners-up (1st runner-up, etc.).
  4. (phonology) The final part of a syllable, the combination of medial and rime in phonetics and phonology.
  5. (music) The tonic or keynote of a Gregorian mode, and hence the final note of any conventional melody played in that mode.

Descendants[edit]

  • Japanese: ファイナル (fainaru)

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Adjective[edit]

final (comparative more final, superlative most final)

  1. Last; ultimate.
    final solution;   the final day of a school term
  2. Conclusive; decisive.
    a final judgment;   the battle of Waterloo brought the contest to a final issue
  3. Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.
  4. (grammar) Expressing purpose; as in the term final clause.
  5. (linguistics) Word-final, occurring at the end of a word.
    • 1892, Walter Besant, “Prologue: Who is Edmund Gray?”, in The Ivory Gate [], New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, [], OCLC 16832619:
      Thus, when he drew up instructions in lawyer language, he expressed the important words by an initial, a medial, or a final consonant, and made scratches for all the words between; his clerks, however, understood him very well.

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Catalan[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

final (masculine and feminine plural finals)

  1. final

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Noun[edit]

final m (plural finals)

  1. end (last point or moment of something)
  2. finale (chronological conclusion of a series of narrative works)

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final f (plural finals)

  1. (sports, competitions) final, final round

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian finale, from Latin fīnālis, from fīnis (end).

Noun[edit]

final

  1. a final

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Adjective[edit]

final

  1. final

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīnālis.

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final (feminine singular finale, masculine plural finaux, feminine plural finales)

  1. final (last)
  2. (linguistics, grammar) expressing purpose
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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

18th century, from Latin finālis, perhaps in part through French final. Recently revived to some degree by influence of English final.

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final (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) final; expressing purpose
  2. (solemn) final; conclusive; irrevocable (that which will not or cannot be changed anymore, sometimes implying death)
    der finale Wortlaut der Verträgethe final wording of the contracts
    das finale Krankheitsstadiumthe final stage of the illness
    finaler Rettungsschussdeadly force (literally, “final [i.e. lethal] rescue shot”)
  3. (rare, pompous, chiefly anglicism) final; last
    die finalen Minuten vor dem großen Auftrittthe final minutes before the big gig

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

final (invariant)

  1. Apocopic form of finale

Noun[edit]

final m

  1. Apocopic form of finale

Ladin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

final m (feminine singular finala, masculine plural finai, feminine plural finales)

  1. final

Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

final m (oblique and nominative feminine singular finale)

  1. final, definitive, last

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin fīnālis, from fīnis.

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Adjective[edit]

final m or f (plural finais, comparable)

  1. final, ultimate, last
    Synonyms: derradeiro, último

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Noun[edit]

final m (plural finais)

  1. an end
    Synonyms: fim, término

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final f (plural finais)

  1. (sports) final

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French final, from Latin finalis.

Adjective[edit]

final m or n (feminine singular finală, masculine plural finali, feminine and neuter plural finale)

  1. final

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

final m (Cyrillic spelling финал)

  1. (linguistics) final (last letter of word)
  2. (sports) final

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fiˈnal/, [fiˈnal]
  • Hyphenation: fi‧nal
  • Rhymes: -al

Adjective[edit]

final (plural finales) (superlative finalísimo)

  1. final

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Noun[edit]

final m (plural finales)

  1. an end
    Synonyms: fin, término
  2. (sports) final

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Italian finale and French final from Latin finālis, from fīnis + -ālis.

Noun[edit]

final c

  1. a finale

Adjective[edit]

final (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) final, expressing purpose

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English final.

Noun[edit]

final c

  1. (sports) a final

Declension[edit]

Declension of final 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative final finalen finaler finalerna
Genitive finals finalens finalers finalernas

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French final.

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Noun[edit]

final (definite accusative finali, plural finaller)

  1. the end
  2. (education) the final exam
  3. (music) finale
  4. (sports) in tournaments: the last contest

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative final
Definite accusative finali
Singular Plural
Nominative final finaller
Definite accusative finali finalleri
Dative finale finallere
Locative finalde finallerde
Ablative finalden finallerden
Genitive finalin finallerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular finalim finallerim
2nd singular finalin finallerin
3rd singular finali finalleri
1st plural finalimiz finallerimiz
2nd plural finaliniz finalleriniz
3rd plural finalleri finalleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular finalimi finallerimi
2nd singular finalini finallerini
3rd singular finalini finallerini
1st plural finalimizi finallerimizi
2nd plural finalinizi finallerinizi
3rd plural finallerini finallerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular finalime finallerime
2nd singular finaline finallerine
3rd singular finaline finallerine
1st plural finalimize finallerimize
2nd plural finalinize finallerinize
3rd plural finallerine finallerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular finalimde finallerimde
2nd singular finalinde finallerinde
3rd singular finalinde finallerinde
1st plural finalimizde finallerimizde
2nd plural finalinizde finallerinizde
3rd plural finallerinde finallerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular finalimden finallerimden
2nd singular finalinden finallerinden
3rd singular finalinden finallerinden
1st plural finalimizden finallerimizden
2nd plural finalinizden finallerinizden
3rd plural finallerinden finallerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular finalimin finallerimin
2nd singular finalinin finallerinin
3rd singular finalinin finallerinin
1st plural finalimizin finallerimizin
2nd plural finalinizin finallerinizin
3rd plural finallerinin finallerinin