idioma

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See also: idióma and idïoma

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin idioma, from Ancient Greek ἰδίωμα (idíōma, peculiarity; idiom).

Noun[edit]

idioma m (plural idiomes)

  1. language

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin idioma, from Ancient Greek ἰδίωμα (idíōma, peculiarity; idiom).

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Noun[edit]

idioma m (plural idiomes)

  1. language

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From idiomo +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /idiˈoma/
  • Hyphenation: i‧di‧o‧ma
  • Rhymes: -oma

Adjective[edit]

idioma (accusative singular idioman, plural idiomaj, accusative plural idiomajn)

  1. idiomatic

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin idioma, from Ancient Greek ἰδίωμα (idíōma, peculiarity; idiom).

Noun[edit]

idioma m (plural idiomi)

  1. vernacular (the language of a people or a national language)
  2. idiom (a distinct language variety or dialect)
  3. languoid (a language or dialect without distinction)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ἰδίωμα (idíōma).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

idiōma n (genitive idiōmatis); third declension

  1. idiom (style of language)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative idiōma idiōmata
Genitive idiōmatis idiōmatum
Dative idiōmatī idiōmatibus
Accusative idiōma idiōmata
Ablative idiōmate idiōmatibus
Vocative idiōma idiōmata

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References[edit]

  • ĭdĭōma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ĭdĭōma in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 766/1
  • idioma in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 19.04.04) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • idiōma” on page 820/3 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “idioma”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 508/1

Papiamentu[edit]

Noun[edit]

idioma

  1. language

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin idioma, from Ancient Greek ἰδίωμα (idíōma, peculiarity; idiom).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

idioma m (plural idiomas)

  1. language (form of communication using words and structured with grammar)
    O idioma português.
    The Portuguese language.
    Synonyms: língua, linguagem, fala

Usage notes[edit]

When referring to language as a general concept or as a programming language, linguagem is used rather than idioma. Idioma often refers specifically to the language used by a nation or people, in many cases the official language of that entity.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin idioma, from Ancient Greek ἰδίωμα (idíōma, peculiarity; idiom).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iˈdjoma/, [iˈð̞jo.ma]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

idioma m (plural idiomas)

  1. language
    Synonym: lengua
    el idioma español
    the Spanish language

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Usage notes[edit]

  • For the particular use of language, as well as programming languages, lenguaje is used rather than idioma.
  • Note that Spanish words of Greek origin are masculine, even if they end in -a; cf. (e.g.) diploma.

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