navigation

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Navigation

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle French navigation, from Latin nāvigātiōnem, accusative singular of nāvigātiō (sailing, navigation), from nāvigātus, perfect passive participle of nāvigō (sail).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

navigation (usually uncountable, plural navigations)

  1. (uncountable) The theory, practice and technology of charting a course for a ship, aircraft or spaceship or (colloquially) road vehicle.
  2. (uncountable) Traffic or travel by vessel, especially commercial shipping.
  3. (countable) A canal.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin nāvigātiōnem, accusative singular of nāvigātiō (sailing, navigation), from nāvigātus, perfect passive participle of nāvigō (sail). Surface etymology is naviguer +‎ -tion.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

navigation f (plural navigations)

  1. navigation

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

navigation c (uncountable)

  1. navigation

Declension[edit]