médium

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See also: medium, Medium, and mèdium

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin medium. The sense of "person who contacts the dead" is probably a semantic loan from English medium. Doublet of mi-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /me.djɔm/
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Noun[edit]

médium m (plural médiums)

  1. (music) middle register
  2. (spiritualism, parapsychology) medium (a person who contacts the dead)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: medyum

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin medium (middle), via English medium or French médium. Doublet of meio and médio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.d͡ʒi.ũ/ [ˈmɛ.d͡ʒɪ.ũ], (faster pronunciation) /ˈmɛ.d͡ʒjũ/

  • Hyphenation: mé‧di‧um

Noun[edit]

médium m or f by sense (plural médiuns)

  1. (spiritualism) medium (a person who contacts the dead)

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:médium.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English medium (middle), possibly via English medium. Doublet of medio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmedjum/ [ˈme.ð̞jũm]
  • Rhymes: -edjum
  • Syllabification: mé‧dium

Noun[edit]

médium m (plural médiums)

  1. (spiritualism) medium, a person who claims to be able to communicate with the dead
    Synonym: medio

Further reading[edit]