kiosk

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English[edit]

A German kiosk selling cigarettes and newspapers

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Earlier kiosque, from French kiosque, from Italian chiosco, from Ottoman Turkish كوشك(köşk), from Persian کوشک(kôšk, palace, portico), from Middle Persian kwšk' (kōšk).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkiːˌɒsk/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkiˌɑsk/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kiosk (plural kiosks)

  1. A small enclosed structure, often freestanding, open on one side or with a window, used as a booth to sell newspapers, cigarettes, etc.
  2. A similar unattended stand for the automatic dispensing of tickets, etc.
  3. A public telephone booth.
  4. A Turkish garden pavilion.

Translations[edit]

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Anagrams[edit]


Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiosk

  1. kiosk

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish köşk.

Noun[edit]

kiosk c (singular definite kiosken, plural indefinite kiosker)

  1. kiosk (tiny shop)

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French kiosque, from Italian chiosco, from Ottoman Turkish كوشك(köşk), from Persian کوشک(kôšk, palace, portico), from Middle Persian kwšk' (kōšk).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiˈɔsk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ki‧osk

Noun[edit]

kiosk f (plural kiosken, diminutive kioskje n)

  1. A kiosk.
  2. (Belgium) A bandstand, a band rotunda.
  3. (Belgium) A Morris column.
    Synonyms: infozuil, peperbus, reclamezuil

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: kiosk
  • Indonesian: kios

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009) Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

kiosk (genitive kioski, partitive kioskit)

  1. kiosk

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • kiosk in Eesti keele seletav sõnaraamat

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb
A kiosk in Oslo, Norway.

Etymology[edit]

From French kiosque (kiosk), from Italian chiosco (kiosk), from Turkish köşk (villa, summer mansion; garden pavillion), from Ottoman Turkish كوشك(köşk, villa, small palace; pavillion), from Persian کوشک(kôšk, kiosk; palace, portico), from Middle Persian kwšk' (kōšk, pavillion, palace).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiosk m (definite singular kiosken, indefinite plural kiosker, definite plural kioskene)

  1. a kiosk (a small enclosed structure, often freestanding, open on one side or with a window, used as a booth to sell newspapers, cigarettes, food, etc.)
    • 1990, Halfdan Kjerulf, Halfdan Kjerulfs dagbøker for årene 1833, 1840, 1850, 1851, page 58:
      jeg læste journalerne i kiosken idag
      I read the journals in the kiosk today
    • 1930, Morgenbladet, page 6:
      en kiosk til salg av frukt og cigaretter
      a kiosk for the sale of fruit and cigarettes
    Å gå i kiosken for å kjøpe pastiller.
    To go to the kiosk to buy lozenges.
  2. (of the Orient) a garden pavilion; gazebo, garden house; garden castle
    • 1873, Henrik Ibsen, Kærlighedens komedie, page 93:
      fantasiens små kineserdukker, som sidder i kioskens ly
      the little Chinese dolls of the imagination, who sit in the pavillion's shelter
    • 1997, Knut Hamsun, Knut Hamsuns brev IV, page 117:
      nu bygger jeg en kiosk til mig alene et stykke borte fra gaarden
      now I am building a garden pavillion for myself alone some distance away from the farm
    Synonyms: hagepaviljong, lysthus, hagehus
  3. a telephone booth (a small enclosure housing a public telephone)
    Jeg ringer deg senere fra en kiosk, er det greit?
    I'll call you later from a telephone booth, is that okay?
    Synonym: telefonkiosk
  4. a smaller transformer station e.g. for the distribution of electrical energy to a small area
    Synonym: transformatorkiosk

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish köşk

Noun[edit]

kiosk m (definite singular kiosken, indefinite plural kioskar, definite plural kioskane)

  1. a kiosk

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From French kiosque, from Italian chiosco, from Ottoman Turkish كوشك(köşk), from Persian کوشک(kôšk, palace, portico), from Middle Persian kwšk' (kōšk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiosk m inan

  1. kiosk (enclosed structure where cigarettes, magazines, etc. are sold)
  2. (architecture) kiosk (Turkish garden pavillion)
  3. (nautical) A sail of a submarine.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French kiosque, from Turkish köşk

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɕɔsk/, /kɪˈɔsk/, /kjɔsk/

Noun[edit]

kiosk c

  1. kiosk; a small shop where you can buy low priced items such as (mostly) candy, newspapers, drink and a hot dog

Declension[edit]

Declension of kiosk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kiosk kiosken kiosker kioskerna
Genitive kiosks kioskens kioskers kioskernas