fragment

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English[edit]

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A fragment [1] of a vessel
A fragment [1] of an ancient writing

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum (a fragment, remnant), from frangere, present active infinitive of frangō (I break). See also fraction.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun) IPA(key): /ˈfɹæɡmənt/
  • (verb) IPA(key): /fɹæɡˈmɛnt/, /ˈfɹæɡmɛnt/

Noun[edit]

fragment (plural fragments)

  1. A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part, either physically or not
    a fragment of an ancient writing
    I heard a small fragment of the conversation.
  2. (grammar) A sentence not containing a subject or a predicate.
  3. (computing) An incomplete portion of code.

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Verb[edit]

fragment (third-person singular simple present fragments, present participle fragmenting, simple past and past participle fragmented)

  1. (intransitive) To break apart.
  2. (transitive) To cause to be broken into pieces.
  3. (transitive, computing) To break up and disperse (a file) into non-contiguous areas of a disk.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum (a fragment, remnant), from frangere (to break).

Noun[edit]

fragment m (plural fragments)

  1. a fragment

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fragmentum.

Noun[edit]

fragment m

  1. fragment (portion or segment of an object)

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Further reading[edit]

  • fragment in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • fragment in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum (a fragment, remnant), from frangere (to break).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: frag‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Noun[edit]

fragment n (plural fragmenten, diminutive fragmentje n)

  1. a fragment

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum (a fragment, remnant), from frangere (to break).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fʁaɡ.mɑ̃/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: fragments
  • Hyphenation: frag‧ment

Noun[edit]

fragment m (plural fragments)

  1. fragment

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum

Noun[edit]

fragment n (definite singular fragmentet, indefinite plural fragment or fragmenter, definite plural fragmenta or fragmentene)

  1. a fragment

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum

Noun[edit]

fragment n (definite singular fragmentet, indefinite plural fragment, definite plural fragmenta)

  1. a fragment

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

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Noun[edit]

fragment m inan

  1. fragment

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French fragment and its source, Latin fragmentum.

Noun[edit]

fragment n (plural fragmente)

  1. fragment

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /frǎɡment/
  • Hyphenation: frag‧ment

Noun[edit]

fràgment m (Cyrillic spelling фра̀гмент)

  1. fragment

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • fragment” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fragment n

  1. a fragment

Declension[edit]

Declension of fragment 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fragment fragmentet fragment fragmenten
Genitive fragments fragmentets fragments fragmentens

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