magasin

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See also: magasîn

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Etymology[edit]

From English magazine, borrowed from Middle French magasin (warehouse, store), from Italian magazzino (storehouse), ultimately from Arabic مَخَازِن‎ pl (maḵāzin), plural of مَخْزَن(maḵzan, storeroom, storehouse), noun of place from خَزَنَ(ḵazana, to store, to stock, to lay up).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ma‧ga‧sin

Noun[edit]

magasin

  1. a periodical publication, generally consisting of sheets of paper folded in half and stapled at fold.
  2. a chamber in a firearm enabling multiple rounds of ammunition to be fed into the firearm
  3. a reservoir or supply chamber for a stove, battery, camera, typesetting machine, or other apparatus

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:magasin.


Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French magasin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maɡasiːn/, [mɑɡ̊aˈsiːˀn]

Noun[edit]

magasin n (singular definite magasinet, plural indefinite magasiner)

  1. store, storehouse, warehouse
  2. department store
  3. magazine (periodical, ammunition clip)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French maguesin, from Arabic مَخَازِن(maḵāzin, storerooms, storehouses), plural of مَخْزَن(maḵzan, storeroom", "storehouse), from خَزَنَ(ḵazana, to store, to stock, to lay up). Compare English magazine, Portuguese Portuguese armazém.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.ɡa.zɛ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

magasin m (plural magasins)

  1. shop, store
  2. magazine (repository of armaments, or part of a weapon)
  3. (Louisiana) barn

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَخْزَن(maḵzan, storehouse), via French magasin and Italian magazzino.

Noun[edit]

magasin n (definite singular magasinet, indefinite plural magasin or magasiner, definite plural magasina or magasinene)

  1. a magazine (periodical; on a weapon)
  2. a reservoir (for water)
  3. a department store
  4. a storehouse or warehouse

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَخْزَن(maḵzan, storehouse), via French magasin and Italian magazzino.

Noun[edit]

magasin n (definite singular magasinet, indefinite plural magasin, definite plural magasina)

  1. a magazine (periodical; on a weapon)
  2. a reservoir (for water)
  3. a department store
  4. a storehouse or warehouse

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