hiatus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin hiātus ‎(opening) (mid-16th century), from hiō ‎(stand open, yawn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hiatus ‎(plural hiatus or hiatuses)

  1. A gap in a series, making it incomplete.
  2. An interruption, break or pause.
  3. An unexpected break from work.
    The band took a hiatus for three months.
  4. (geology) A gap in geological strata.
  5. (anatomy) An opening in an organ.
    Hiatus aorticus is an opening in the diaphragm through which aorta and thoracic duct pass.
  6. (linguistics)
    1. A syllable break between two vowels, without an intervening consonant. (Compare diphthong.)
    2. The condition of having such a break.
      Words like reality and naïve contain vowels in hiatus.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hiatus

  1. (linguistics) A hiatus (syllable break between two vowels).
  2. (anatomy) A hiatus (opening in an organ).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hiatus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative hiatus hiatukset
genitive hiatuksen hiatusten
hiatuksien
partitive hiatusta hiatuksia
illative hiatukseen hiatuksiin
singular plural
nominative hiatus hiatukset
accusative nom.? hiatus hiatukset
gen. hiatuksen
genitive hiatuksen hiatusten
hiatuksien
partitive hiatusta hiatuksia
inessive hiatuksessa hiatuksissa
elative hiatuksesta hiatuksista
illative hiatukseen hiatuksiin
adessive hiatuksella hiatuksilla
ablative hiatukselta hiatuksilta
allative hiatukselleˣ hiatuksilleˣ
essive hiatuksena hiatuksina
translative hiatukseksi hiatuksiksi
instructive hiatuksin
abessive hiatuksetta hiatuksitta
comitative hiatuksineen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin hiātus ‎(opening), from hiō ‎(stand open).

Noun[edit]

hiatus m ‎(plural hiatus)

  1. A hiatus, gap
  2. A hiatus, in the linguistic sense

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hiō.

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Noun[edit]

hiātus m ‎(genitive hiātūs); fourth declension

  1. A hiatus, opening, gap, aperture, cleft

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative hiātus hiātūs
genitive hiātūs hiātuum
dative hiātuī hiātibus
accusative hiātum hiātūs
ablative hiātū hiātibus
vocative hiātus hiātūs

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

hiatus m (plural hiatus)

  1. Alternative form of hiato