modem

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See also: Modem, módem, and mòdem

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Short for modulator-demodulator.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

modem ‎(plural modems)

  1. A device that encodes digital computer signals into analog/analogue telephone signals and vice versa and allows computers to communicate over a phone line.

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Verb[edit]

modem ‎(third-person singular simple present modems, present participle modeming, simple past and past participle modemed)

  1. To transmit by modem.
    • 1992, Jim Kimble, How to get started with modems (page 73)
      Personal modeming is most prevalent in the U.S., where a modem generally doesn't have huge taxes slapped on it, and after-tax income is comparatively high.
    • 1994, Carole Marsh, Jurassic Ark! Alaska Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures (page 7)
      “Books” can even be faxed or modemed to you!

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. Stockwell and D. Minkova, 'English Words: History and Structure', Cambridge University Press (2001).

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English modem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoːdəm/, /ˈmoːdɛm/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

modem m, n ‎(plural modems, diminutive modempje n)

  1. modem

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English modem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

modem m ‎(plural modems)

  1. modem

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English modem. [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmodɛm]
  • Hyphenation: mo‧dem

Noun[edit]

modem ‎(plural modemek)

  1. (computing) modem

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative modem modemek
accusative modemet modemeket
dative modemnek modemeknek
instrumental modemmel modemekkel
causal-final modemért modemekért
translative modemmé modemekké
terminative modemig modemekig
essive-formal modemként modemekként
essive-modal
inessive modemben modemekben
superessive modemen modemeken
adessive modemnél modemeknél
illative modembe modemekbe
sublative modemre modemekre
allative modemhez modemekhez
elative modemből modemekből
delative modemről modemekről
ablative modemtől modemektől
Possessive forms of modem
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. modemem modemeim
2nd person sing. modemed modemeid
3rd person sing. modeme modemei
1st person plural modemünk modemeink
2nd person plural modemetek modemeitek
3rd person plural modemük modemeik

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English modem.

Noun[edit]

modem m ‎(plural modems)

  1. (Jersey, computing) modem

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English modem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

modem m inan

  1. modem

Declension[edit]

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English modem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

modem m (plural modems or modens)

  1. (networking, computer hardware) modem (a device that encodes computer signals into telephone signals and vice versa)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English modem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mǒdeːm/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧dem

Noun[edit]

mòdēm m ‎(Cyrillic spelling мо̀де̄м)

  1. modem

Declension[edit]



Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

modem m ‎(plural modems)

  1. Misspelling of módem.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English modem.

Noun[edit]

modem n ‎(plural modem, definite singular modemet, definite plural modemen)

  1. modem

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English modem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmodem/
  • Vietnamese transliteration: mô-đêm

Noun[edit]

modem m

  1. modem