folio

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English[edit]

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A copy of the «礼记» (Lǐjì; Book of Rites), a collection of Confucian texts describing the social forms, administration, and ceremonial rites of the Zhou dynasty as they were understood in the Warring States and the early Han periods

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin foliō, the ablative singular form of folium ‎(a leaf; a sheet or leaf of paper).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

folio ‎(plural folios)

  1. A leaf of a book or manuscript.
  2. A page of a book, that is, one side of a leaf of a book.
  3. (printing) A page number. The even folios are on the left-hand pages and the odd folios on the right-hand pages.
  4. (paper) A sheet of paper folded in half.
  5. (books) A book made of sheets of paper each folded in half (two leaves or four pages to the sheet); hence, a book of the largest kind, exceeding 30 cm in height.
  6. (accounting) A page in an account book; sometimes, two opposite pages bearing the same serial number.
  7. (law, dated, 19th to early 20th century) A leaf containing a certain number of words; hence, a certain number of words in a writing, as in England, in law proceedings 72, and in chancery, 90; in New York, 100 words.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (book consisting of sheets folded in half): F, f, fo,

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

folio ‎(third-person singular simple present folios, present participle folioing, simple past and past participle folioed)

  1. To put a serial number on each folio or page of (a book); to page.
    • 1860, George van Santvoord, A treatise on the practice in the Supreme court of the state of New York[1]:
      And all the pleadings and other proceedings and copies thereof shall be fairly and legibly written; and if not so written, and folioed, and indorsed as aforesaid, the clerks shall not file such as may be offered to them for that purpose, nor will the court hear any motion or application founded thereon.

Synonyms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin folium ‎(leaf, sheet).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fo.ˈli.o/
  • Hyphenation: fo‧li‧o

Noun[edit]

folio ‎(accusative singular folion, plural folioj, accusative plural foliojn)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. sheet

Derived terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

folio

  1. foil (very thin sheet of metal)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of folio (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative folio foliot
genitive folion folioiden
folioitten
partitive foliota folioita
illative folioon folioihin
singular plural
nominative folio foliot
accusative nom. folio foliot
gen. folion
genitive folion folioiden
folioitten
partitive foliota folioita
inessive foliossa folioissa
elative foliosta folioista
illative folioon folioihin
adessive foliolla folioilla
ablative foliolta folioilta
allative foliolle folioille
essive foliona folioina
translative folioksi folioiksi
instructive folioin
abessive foliotta folioitta
comitative folioineen

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto folio, from Latin folium

Noun[edit]

folio (plural folii)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. (thin) sheet
  3. folio (leaf/sheet of paper)

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

foliō n

  1. dative singular of folium
  2. ablative singular of folium

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

folio m ‎(Cyrillic spelling фолио)

  1. folio

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin folium. Cf. also hoja.

Noun[edit]

folio m ‎(plural folios)

  1. folio