partner

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English partener, partiner, alteration (due to Middle English part) of Middle English parcener, from Old French parçonier, parçonneour (joint heir) from parçon (partition), from Latin partītiōnem, singular accusative of partītiō (portion). The word may also represent Old French part tenour (part holder). Compare also Middle English partifere (partner), partifelewe (partner). Doublet of parcener.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

partner (plural partners)

  1. One of each halves of a pair of someone or something that belongs together.
  2. Someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest.
    1. A member of a business or law partnership.
      • 1668 July 3, James Dalrymple, “Thomas Rue contra Andrew Houſtoun” in The Deciſions of the Lords of Council & Seſſion I (Edinburgh, 1683), page 548:
        He Suſpends on theſe Reaſons, that Thomas Rue had granted a general Diſcharge to Adam Muſhet, who was his Conjunct, and correus debendi, after the alleadged Service, which Diſcharged Muſhet, and conſequently Houstoun his Partner.
    2. A spouse or other person with whom one shares a domestic, romantic or sexual bond.
    3. Someone with whom one dances in a two-person dance.
      • 1909, Archibald Marshall [pseudonym; Arthur Hammond Marshall], chapter I, in The Squire’s Daughter, New York, N.Y.: Dodd, Mead and Company, published 1919, OCLC 491297620:
        He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance. [] But she said she must go back, and when they joined the crowd again her partner was haled off with a frightened look to the royal circle, […].
    4. Someone with whom one plays on the same side in a game, such as card games or doubles tennis.
  3. (nautical) One of the pieces of wood comprising the framework which strengthens the deck of a wooden ship around the holes through which the mast and other fittings pass.
  4. (Jamaican) A group financial arrangement in which each member contributes a set amount of money over a set period.

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Verb[edit]

partner (third-person singular simple present partners, present participle partnering, simple past and past participle partnered)

  1. (transitive) To join as a partner.
  2. (intransitive, often with with) To work or perform as a partner.
    • 2020 October 6, Belinda Luscombe, “Would You Date Someone With Different Political Beliefs? Here's What a Survey of 5,000 Single People Revealed”, in Time[1]:
      “In the current period, when people are embedded in social and informational bubbles with like-minded friends and relatives,” he says, “the idea of partnering with someone from a different bubble is understandably daunting. At a minimum it’s awkward and complicated.”

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English partner.

Noun[edit]

partner m (indefinite plural partnerë, definite singular partneri, definite plural partnerët)

  1. partner

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English partner.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

partner m

  1. partner

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Further reading[edit]

  • partner in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • partner in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English partner.

Noun[edit]

partner c (singular definite partneren, plural indefinite partnere)

  1. partner

Inflection[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English partner.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑrt.nər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: part‧ner

Noun[edit]

partner m (plural partners, diminutive partnertje n)

  1. partner, love interest, romantic and/or sexual companion
  2. partner, companion (someone whom one engages in business)
    Synonyms: deelgenoot, genoot, vennoot

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English partner.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɒrtnɛr]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: part‧ner
  • Rhymes: -ɛr

Noun[edit]

partner (plural partnerek)

  1. partner

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative partner partnerek
accusative partnert partnereket
dative partnernek partnereknek
instrumental partnerrel partnerekkel
causal-final partnerért partnerekért
translative partnerré partnerekké
terminative partnerig partnerekig
essive-formal partnerként partnerekként
essive-modal partnerül
inessive partnerben partnerekben
superessive partneren partnereken
adessive partnernél partnereknél
illative partnerbe partnerekbe
sublative partnerre partnerekre
allative partnerhez partnerekhez
elative partnerből partnerekből
delative partnerről partnerekről
ablative partnertől partnerektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
partneré partnereké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
partneréi partnerekéi
Possessive forms of partner
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. partnerem partnereim
2nd person sing. partnered partnereid
3rd person sing. partnere partnerei
1st person plural partnerünk partnereink
2nd person plural partneretek partnereitek
3rd person plural partnerük partnereik

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • partner in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English partner.

Noun[edit]

partner m or f (invariable)

  1. partner (all senses)

Jamaican Creole[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English partner.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑːdna/
  • Hyphenation: part‧ner

Noun[edit]

partner (plural: partner dem, quantified: partner)

  1. partner
    A just me and mi partner 'Dread' know how fi entertain di people.Only my partner, 'Dread', and I know how to entertain the people.
  2. (financial): An informal saving scheme.
    It a work and a it me a throw partner out of and a it all put food pan mi table.
    It works and I use some of that money to contribute to the informal saving scheme I'm a part of. It puts food on the table.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English partner.

Noun[edit]

partner m (definite singular partneren, indefinite plural partnere, definite plural partnerne)

  1. a partner

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From English partner, from Middle English partener, partiner, alteration (due to Middle English part) of Middle English parcener, from Old French parçonier, parçonneour (joint heir), from parçon (partition), from Latin partītiōnem, singular accusative of partītiō (portion).

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Noun[edit]

partner m pers (feminine partnerka)

  1. partner (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest)
  2. partner (spouse, domestic, or romantic partner)
  3. equal (someone of equal status to others)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • partner in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • partner in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English partner, from Old French parçonneour (joint heir).

Noun[edit]

partner m, f (plural partneres)

  1. (dancing) a dance partner
    Synonym: par

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English partner.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pârtner/
  • Hyphenation: part‧ner

Noun[edit]

pȁrtner m (Cyrillic spelling па̏ртнер)

  1. partner

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English partner.

Noun[edit]

partner c

  1. partner
    Synonyms: kompanjon, medspelare, moatjé

Usage notes[edit]

  • The English plural partners is also used.

Declension[edit]

Declension of partner 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative partner partnern partner partnerna
Genitive partners partnerns partners partnernas

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English partner.

Noun[edit]

partner m (plural partneriaid or partners)

  1. partner
    Template:coordinate term

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
partner bartner mhartner phartner
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “partner”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English parter.

Noun[edit]

partner c (plural partners)

  1. partner

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • partner”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011