idioma

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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).

Noun[edit]

idioma m (plural idiomes)

  1. language

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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. (language) language, tongue, idiom

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ἰδίωμα (idíōma).

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Noun[edit]

idiōma n (genitive idiōmatis); third declension

  1. idiom (style of language)

Declension[edit]

Third declension neuter.

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” on page 766/1 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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 (in Latin), 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.

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]

Noun[edit]

idioma m (plural idiomas)

  1. A language
    El idioma español.
    The Spanish language

Usage notes[edit]

  • For the particular use of language, as well as programming languages, lenguaje is used rather than idioma.

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