kamera

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See also: kamerā and Kamera

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch camera, from New Latin camera obscura (dark chamber), from Latin camera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kamera (plural kameras)

  1. camera

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French caméra

Noun[edit]

kamera

  1. photo camera, video camera
    Synonym: ücre

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN
  • kamera”, in Luğatçıq (in Russian)

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Western-European languages (German Kamera, English camera) from New Latin camera obscura (literally dark chamber), because the first cameras used a pinhole and a dark room; from Latin camera (chamber or bedchamber), from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, anything with an arched cover, a covered carriage or boat, a vaulted chamber, a vault).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkamɛra]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kamera f

  1. camera (for moving pictures)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "kamera" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Further reading[edit]

  • kamera in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • kamera in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • kamera in Internetová jazyková příručka

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from New Latin camera obscura, via one or more Germanic languages, most likely Swedish or German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑmerɑ/, [ˈkɑ̝me̞rɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmerɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ka‧me‧ra

Noun[edit]

kamera

  1. camera
    Synonym: valokuvauskone

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kamera (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative kamera kamerat
genitive kameran kameroiden
kameroitten
partitive kameraa kameroita
illative kameraan kameroihin
singular plural
nominative kamera kamerat
accusative nom. kamera kamerat
gen. kameran
genitive kameran kameroiden
kameroitten
kamerainrare
partitive kameraa kameroita
inessive kamerassa kameroissa
elative kamerasta kameroista
illative kameraan kameroihin
adessive kameralla kameroilla
ablative kameralta kameroilta
allative kameralle kameroille
essive kamerana kameroina
translative kameraksi kameroiksi
abessive kameratta kameroitta
instructive kameroin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of kamera (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kamerani kamerani
accusative nom. kamerani kamerani
gen. kamerani
genitive kamerani kameroideni
kameroitteni
kamerainirare
partitive kameraani kameroitani
inessive kamerassani kameroissani
elative kamerastani kameroistani
illative kameraani kameroihini
adessive kamerallani kameroillani
ablative kameraltani kameroiltani
allative kameralleni kameroilleni
essive kameranani kameroinani
translative kamerakseni kameroikseni
abessive kamerattani kameroittani
instructive
comitative kameroineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kamerasi kamerasi
accusative nom. kamerasi kamerasi
gen. kamerasi
genitive kamerasi kameroidesi
kameroittesi
kameraisirare
partitive kameraasi kameroitasi
inessive kamerassasi kameroissasi
elative kamerastasi kameroistasi
illative kameraasi kameroihisi
adessive kamerallasi kameroillasi
ablative kameraltasi kameroiltasi
allative kamerallesi kameroillesi
essive kameranasi kameroinasi
translative kameraksesi kameroiksesi
abessive kamerattasi kameroittasi
instructive
comitative kameroinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kameramme kameramme
accusative nom. kameramme kameramme
gen. kameramme
genitive kameramme kameroidemme
kameroittemme
kameraimmerare
partitive kameraamme kameroitamme
inessive kamerassamme kameroissamme
elative kamerastamme kameroistamme
illative kameraamme kameroihimme
adessive kamerallamme kameroillamme
ablative kameraltamme kameroiltamme
allative kamerallemme kameroillemme
essive kameranamme kameroinamme
translative kameraksemme kameroiksemme
abessive kamerattamme kameroittamme
instructive
comitative kameroinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kameranne kameranne
accusative nom. kameranne kameranne
gen. kameranne
genitive kameranne kameroidenne
kameroittenne
kamerainnerare
partitive kameraanne kameroitanne
inessive kamerassanne kameroissanne
elative kamerastanne kameroistanne
illative kameraanne kameroihinne
adessive kamerallanne kameroillanne
ablative kameraltanne kameroiltanne
allative kamerallenne kameroillenne
essive kamerananne kameroinanne
translative kameraksenne kameroiksenne
abessive kamerattanne kameroittanne
instructive
comitative kameroinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative kameransa kameransa
accusative nom. kameransa kameransa
gen. kameransa
genitive kameransa kameroidensa
kameroittensa
kamerainsarare
partitive kameraansa kameroitaan
kameroitansa
inessive kamerassaan
kamerassansa
kameroissaan
kameroissansa
elative kamerastaan
kamerastansa
kameroistaan
kameroistansa
illative kameraansa kameroihinsa
adessive kamerallaan
kamerallansa
kameroillaan
kameroillansa
ablative kameraltaan
kameraltansa
kameroiltaan
kameroiltansa
allative kameralleen
kamerallensa
kameroilleen
kameroillensa
essive kameranaan
kameranansa
kameroinaan
kameroinansa
translative kamerakseen
kameraksensa
kameroikseen
kameroiksensa
abessive kamerattaan
kamerattansa
kameroittaan
kameroittansa
instructive
comitative kameroineen
kameroinensa

Compounds[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English camera, from Latin camera (obscura) (literally (dark) chamber), because the first cameras used a pinhole and a dark room; from Latin camera (chamber or bedchamber), from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, anything with an arched cover, a covered carriage or boat, a vaulted chamber, a vault).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɒmɛrɒ]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧me‧ra
  • Rhymes: -rɒ

Noun[edit]

kamera (plural kamerák)

  1. camera (a device for taking still or moving pictures or photographs)
    Synonyms: (for still pictures) fényképezőgép, (for moving pictures) filmfelvevő
  2. video camera

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kamera kamerák
accusative kamerát kamerákat
dative kamerának kameráknak
instrumental kamerával kamerákkal
causal-final kameráért kamerákért
translative kamerává kamerákká
terminative kameráig kamerákig
essive-formal kameraként kamerákként
essive-modal
inessive kamerában kamerákban
superessive kamerán kamerákon
adessive kameránál kameráknál
illative kamerába kamerákba
sublative kamerára kamerákra
allative kamerához kamerákhoz
elative kamerából kamerákból
delative kameráról kamerákról
ablative kamerától kameráktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kameráé kameráké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kameráéi kamerákéi
Possessive forms of kamera
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kamerám kameráim
2nd person sing. kamerád kameráid
3rd person sing. kamerája kamerái
1st person plural kameránk kameráink
2nd person plural kamerátok kameráitok
3rd person plural kamerájuk kameráik

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch camera, from English camera, from New Latin camera obscura (dark chamber), from Latin camera (chamber or bedchamber), from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, anything with an arched cover, a covered carriage or boat, a vaulted chamber, a vault). Doublet of kamar and kamerad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kaˈmɛ.ra]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧mè‧ra

Noun[edit]

kamera (first-person possessive kameraku, second-person possessive kameramu, third-person possessive kameranya)

  1. camera, a device for taking still or moving pictures or photographs.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kamera

  1. Rōmaji transcription of カメラ

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kamera f (4th declension)

  1. camera
  2. chamber
  3. cell (room in a prison for containing inmates)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kãmera f (plural kãmeros) stress pattern 1

  1. cell, chamber, compartment
  2. camera

Declension[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no
kamera

Etymology[edit]

From Latin camera.

Noun[edit]

kamera n (definite singular kameraet, indefinite plural kamera or kameraer, definite plural kameraene)

  1. a camera (device for recording visual images, either on film or digitally)
    Synonym: fotoapparat

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Latin camera.

Noun[edit]

kamera n (definite singular kameraet, indefinite plural kamera, definite plural kameraa)

  1. a camera (as above)
    Synonym: fotoapparat

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin camera, from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára), from Old Iranian, from Proto-Iranian *kamarā-, from *kamárati, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kmárati, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂em-. Sense 2 is a semantic loan from English camera. Doublet of komora and zakamarek.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈmɛ.ra/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛra
  • Syllabification: ka‧me‧ra

Noun[edit]

kamera f

  1. (rare) cell, chamber
    Synonyms: cela, izba, komora
  2. (photography) video camera
    Synonym: aparat fotograficzny
  3. (historical) office that manages the royal estates and reveniues
    Hypernym: urząd
  4. (military) groove in the barrel into which a round is inserted
    Hypernym: wyżłobienie

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective
nouns
verb

Related terms[edit]

adjectives
nouns
verb

Further reading[edit]

  • kamera in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kamera in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kàmera f (Cyrillic spelling ка̀мера)

  1. video camera

Declension[edit]

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kamera f (genitive singular kamery, nominative plural kamery, genitive plural kamier)

  1. camera

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kamera”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Swahili[edit]

kamera

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English camera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kamera (ma class, plural makamera) or kamera (n class, plural kamera)

  1. camera (for taking pictures)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin camera obscura (literally dark chamber), because the first cameras used a pinhole and a dark room; from Latin camera (chamber or bedchamber), from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, anything with an arched cover, a covered carriage or boat, a vaulted chamber, a vault). Doublet of kammare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑːm(ɛ)ra/
  • The e is virtually never pronounced in everyday speech.

Noun[edit]

kamera c

  1. camera

Declension[edit]

Declension of kamera 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kamera kameran kameror kamerorna
Genitive kameras kamerans kamerors kamerornas

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English camera, from Latin camera, from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára), of Old Iranian origin. Doublet of kamara.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧me‧ra
  • IPA(key): /ˈkameɾa/, [ˈka.mɛ.ɾɐ]

Noun[edit]

kámerá (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜋᜒᜇ)

  1. camera
    Synonym: kodak

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kamera”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English camera.

Noun[edit]

kamera

  1. camera

Turkish[edit]

Turkish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tr

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French caméra, from English camera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɑˈmeɾɑ/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧me‧ra

Noun[edit]

kamera (definite accusative kamerayı, plural kameralar)

  1. video camera
  2. (of a cell phone) camera

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kamera
Definite accusative kamerayı
Singular Plural
Nominative kamera kameralar
Definite accusative kamerayı kameraları
Dative kameraya kameralara
Locative kamerada kameralarda
Ablative kameradan kameralardan
Genitive kameranın kameraların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular kameram kameralarım
2nd singular kameran kameraların
3rd singular kamerası kameraları
1st plural kameramız kameralarımız
2nd plural kameranız kameralarınız
3rd plural kameraları kameraları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular kameramı kameralarımı
2nd singular kameranı kameralarını
3rd singular kamerasını kameralarını
1st plural kameramızı kameralarımızı
2nd plural kameranızı kameralarınızı
3rd plural kameralarını kameralarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular kamerama kameralarıma
2nd singular kamerana kameralarına
3rd singular kamerasına kameralarına
1st plural kameramıza kameralarımıza
2nd plural kameranıza kameralarınıza
3rd plural kameralarına kameralarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular kameramda kameralarımda
2nd singular kameranda kameralarında
3rd singular kamerasında kameralarında
1st plural kameramızda kameralarımızda
2nd plural kameranızda kameralarınızda
3rd plural kameralarında kameralarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular kameramdan kameralarımdan
2nd singular kamerandan kameralarından
3rd singular kamerasından kameralarından
1st plural kameramızdan kameralarımızdan
2nd plural kameranızdan kameralarınızdan
3rd plural kameralarından kameralarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular kameramın kameralarımın
2nd singular kameranın kameralarının
3rd singular kamerasının kameralarının
1st plural kameramızın kameralarımızın
2nd plural kameranızın kameralarınızın
3rd plural kameralarının kameralarının
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kamerayım kameralarım
2nd singular kamerasın kameralarsın
3rd singular kamera
kameradır
kameralar
kameralardır
1st plural kamerayız kameralarız
2nd plural kamerasınız kameralarsınız
3rd plural kameralar kameralardır

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]