mandolin

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English[edit]

Photograph of a mandolin.

Etymology[edit]

From French mandoline, from Italian mandolino, diminutive of mandola, a large stringed instrument.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmændəlɪn/
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Noun[edit]

mandolin (plural mandolins)

  1. (music) a stringed instrument and a member of the lute family, having eight strings in four courses, frequently tuned as a violin, and with either a bowl-shaped back or a flat back
  2. a kitchen tool used for slicing vegetables (usually spelled mandoline)
  3. (military) an RAF World War II code name for patrols to attack enemy railway transport and other ground targets

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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En mandolin med nyskjærte gulrotskiver
A mandoline with newly cut carrot slices

Etymology[edit]

From French mandoline, from Italian mandolino, diminutive of mandola.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /man.du.liːn/, [mɑn.dʊ.ˈliːn]

Noun[edit]

mandolin m (definite singular mandolinen, indefinite plural mandoliner, definite plural mandolinene)

  1. (music) mandolin; eight stringed instrument in the lute family
    Han kan spille tusenvis av melodier på mandolinen!
    He can play thousands of melodies on his mandolin!
    • 2001, Kaizers Orchestra, Bøn fra helvete
      Hey, Tony, legg nå ner din mandolin, for det er din tur til å spinne magasinet!
      Hey, Tony, put down your mandolin, because it's your turn to spin the magazine! [sic, a revolver does not have a magazine]
    • 1998, Merete Lien, Vinterlys
      Et par briller og en glatt gullring, en mandolin.
      A pair of glasses and a smooth, golden ring, a mandolin.
  2. (cooking) Clipping of mandolinjern (mandoline); cooking utensil used for slicing and cutting juliennes
    Man trenger ikke alltid spesielle verktøy når man lager mat, men en mandolin kan komme til bruk hvis man eventuelt må skjære tynne skiver.
    You don't always need special utensils when cooking food, but a mandoline could potentially come in handy if you need to cut thin slices.
    • 2014, Elisabeth Dalseg, Slik velger du mandolin, DinSide
      Du kan være så flink med kniven du bare vil. Men selv profesjonelle kokker tyr til mandolinen når de skal skjære syltynne skiver av matvarer.
      You can be as good with a knife as you want. But even profesional cooks resort to the mandoline when they need to cut thin slices of food.

References[edit]

“mandolin” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
“mandolin” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French mandoline, from Italian mandolino, diminutive of mandola.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /man.du.liːn/, [mɑn.dʊ.ˈliːn]

Noun[edit]

mandolin m (definite singular mandolinen, indefinite plural mandolinar, definite plural mandolinane)

  1. (music) mandolin; eight stringed instrument in the lute family
    Mandolinen er eit vellydande instrument med en lang historie.
    The mandolin is a euphonic instrument with a long history.
    • 2012, Atle Hansen, Syng meg heim!, Wigestrand
      [...] så var spetakkelet laus. Trekkspel og gitar, tamburinar og mandolin.
      [...] and then the racket started. Accordion and guitar, tambourines and mandolin.
  2. (cooking) Clipping of mandolinjern (mandoline); cooking utensil used for slicing and cutting juliennes
    Eit verktøy som alle treng: mandolinen.
    A utensil everyone needs: the mandoline.

References[edit]

“mandolin” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French mandoline.

Noun[edit]

mandolin (definite accusative mandolini, plural mandolinler)

  1. mandolin

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative mandolin
Definite accusative mandolini
Singular Plural
Nominative mandolin mandolinler
Definite accusative mandolini mandolinleri
Dative mandoline mandolinlere
Locative mandolinde mandolinlerde
Ablative mandolinden mandolinlerden
Genitive mandolinin mandolinlerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular mandolinim mandolinlerim
2nd singular mandolinin mandolinlerin
3rd singular mandolini mandolinleri
1st plural mandolinimiz mandolinlerimiz
2nd plural mandolininiz mandolinleriniz
3rd plural mandolinleri mandolinleri