porno

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See also: porno-, Porno, pornô, and pornó

English

Etymology

Shortening of pornographic (Australia, New Zealand) or pornography (North America). Attested from mid-20th century.

Pronunciation

Adjective

porno (not comparable)

  1. (Should we delete(+) this sense?) Pornographic [from the 1950s]
    That's a porno film.

Synonyms

Noun

porno (countable and uncountable, plural pornos)

  1. (uncountable) Pornography.
    • 2004, Martin Amis, Vintage Amis, page 190:
      In any case, porno is littered—porno is heaped—with the deaths of feelings.
  2. (countable) A pornographic film.
    They watched a few pornos.

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Translations

Anagrams


Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈporno]
  • Hyphenation: por‧no
  • Rhymes: -orno

Noun

porno n

  1. (informal) porn, porno

Declension

Synonyms

Related terms

Adjective

porno

  1. pornographic
    Synonym: pornografický
    porno časopis(please add an English translation of this usage example)

Further reading

  • porno in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɔrno/, [ˈpʰɒːno]

Noun

porno c (singular definite pornoen, not used in plural form)

  1. short form of pornografi (pornography) [from 1965]

Dutch

Etymology

Clipping of pornografie or a borrowing. First attested in the 1960s.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔr.noː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: por‧no

Noun

porno f (uncountable)

  1. porn
    • 1964 June 11, "Fanny Hill", Friese Koerier, vol. 19, no. 226, page 2.
      Voor het assimileren van de verschillen tussen porno en kunst, zoals die in de laatste jaren door experts als het echtpaar Kronhausen en anderen zijn vastgelegd, zal in Nederland wel weer veel tijd nodig zijn.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Derived terms

Adjective

porno (used only predicatively, not comparable)

  1. (Netherlands, slang) hot, attractive, sexy

Estonian

Etymology

Clipping of pornograafia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈporno/
  • Hyphenation: por‧no

Noun

porno (genitive porno, partitive pornot)

  1. porn
    Öösel aga võib palju pornot vaadata.
    But at night you can watch a lot of porn.
  2. (colloquial, figurative) Something stupid, annoying, tedious.
    30 lapsele võõrkeele õpetamine on ikka paras porno küll.
    Teaching a foreign language to 30 children is really tedious.
    (literally, “Teaching a foreign language to 30 children is porn.”)
    1. Something of poor quality.
    2. A scandalous mess.
      Poliitiline porno.
      Political anarchy.
      (literally, “Political porn.”)

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Finnish

Etymology

See pornografia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈporno/, [ˈpo̞rno̞]
  • Rhymes: -orno
  • Syllabification: por‧no

Noun

porno

  1. Clipping of pornografia; porn
  2. (in compounds) pornographic, porn
    pornoteollisuus = porn(ographic) industry

Declension

Inflection of porno (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative porno pornot
genitive pornon pornojen
partitive pornoa pornoja
illative pornoon pornoihin
singular plural
nominative porno pornot
accusative nom. porno pornot
gen. pornon
genitive pornon pornojen
partitive pornoa pornoja
inessive pornossa pornoissa
elative pornosta pornoista
illative pornoon pornoihin
adessive pornolla pornoilla
ablative pornolta pornoilta
allative pornolle pornoille
essive pornona pornoina
translative pornoksi pornoiksi
instructive pornoin
abessive pornotta pornoitta
comitative pornoineen
Possessive forms of porno (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person pornoni pornomme
2nd person pornosi pornonne
3rd person pornonsa

Compounds

Anagrams


French

Etymology

Clipping of pornographique.

Pronunciation

Noun

porno m (plural pornos)

  1. (uncountable, informal) porno; porn
    L'industrie du porno. – The porn industry.
  2. (countable, informal) a porn movie, a skin flick, a blue movie

Further reading


Galician

Adjective

porno m or f (invariable)

  1. (colloquial) pornographic

Synonyms

Noun

porno m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) pornography

Usage notes

Like foto, the shortened form of fotografia, this shortened form of pornografia is properly feminine, but sometimes used as a masculine noun.

Synonyms


Indonesian

Etymology

Clipping of pornografi.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɔr.no]
  • Hyphenation: por‧no

Noun

porno (first-person possessive pornoku, second-person possessive pornomu, third-person possessive pornonya)

  1. (colloquial) pornography.
    Synonym: pornografi

Adjective

porno (first-person possessive pornoku, second-person possessive pornomu, third-person possessive pornonya)

  1. (colloquial) lewd, lascivious, lustful.
    Synonyms: cabul, mesum

Further reading


Italian

Etymology

Clipping of pornografia.

Pronunciation

Adjective

porno (invariable)

  1. pornographic

Noun

porno m (invariable)

  1. porn, pornography (especially a pornographic film)

Anagrams


Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

porno (singular and plural porno, comparative mer porno, superlative mest porno)

  1. (military jargon) flawless

Noun

porno m (definite singular pornoen, uncountable)

  1. pornography

Portuguese

Alternative forms

Etymology

Clipping of pornográfico and pornografia.[1]

Adjective

porno (plural porno, not comparable) (European spelling)

  1. (informal) pornographic
    Synonym: pornográfico

Noun

porno m (plural pornos)

  1. (Portugal) porn
    Synonym: pornografia

References

  1. ^ porno” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.

Further reading

  • porno” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian

Etymology

English porno

Pronunciation

Adjective

porno m or f or n (indeclinable)

  1. pornographic
  2. (slang) awesome

Usage notes

This word is not a noun, although it is sometimes used as one. In order to avoid ambiguity, a phrase such as film porno or revistă porno should be used.

Declension


Spanish

Etymology 1

Clipping of pornográfico.

Adjective

porno (invariable)

  1. (colloquial) porno
    Synonyms: pornográfico, pornográfica

Noun

porno m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) porno, porn, especially the concept or the industry
    Synonym: pornografía

Derived terms

Etymology 2

Clipping of pornografía

Noun

porno m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) porn, especially the produced material

Further reading

“El porno / la porno”, in WordReference Forums[1], November 2013, retrieved July 21st, 2021


Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpoɾno]
  • Hyphenation: por‧no

Noun

porno

  1. porn
  2. a pornographic film

Declension

Inflection
Nominative porno
Definite accusative pornoyu
Singular Plural
Nominative porno pornolar
Definite accusative pornoyu pornoları
Dative pornoya pornolara
Locative pornoda pornolarda
Ablative pornodan pornolardan
Genitive pornonun pornoların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular pornom pornolarım
2nd singular pornon pornoların
3rd singular pornosu pornoları
1st plural pornomuz pornolarımız
2nd plural pornonuz pornolarınız
3rd plural pornoları pornoları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular pornomu pornolarımı
2nd singular pornonu pornolarını
3rd singular pornosunu pornolarını
1st plural pornomuzu pornolarımızı
2nd plural pornonuzu pornolarınızı
3rd plural pornolarını pornolarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular pornoma pornolarıma
2nd singular pornona pornolarına
3rd singular pornosuna pornolarına
1st plural pornomuza pornolarımıza
2nd plural pornonuza pornolarınıza
3rd plural pornolarına pornolarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular pornomda pornolarımda
2nd singular pornonda pornolarında
3rd singular pornosunda pornolarında
1st plural pornomuzda pornolarımızda
2nd plural pornonuzda pornolarınızda
3rd plural pornolarında pornolarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular pornomdan pornolarımdan
2nd singular pornondan pornolarından
3rd singular pornosundan pornolarından
1st plural pornomuzdan pornolarımızdan
2nd plural pornonuzdan pornolarınızdan
3rd plural pornolarından pornolarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular pornomun pornolarımın
2nd singular pornonun pornolarının
3rd singular pornosunun pornolarının
1st plural pornomuzun pornolarımızın
2nd plural pornonuzun pornolarınızın
3rd plural pornolarının pornolarının

Upper Sorbian

Pronunciation

Preposition

porno (inv)

  1. (when) compared to; as distinct from
    • 1966, Translation of the New Testament, Epistle to Romans, ch. 8, v. 18
      Mam za to, zo njejsu ćerpjenja tutoho časa ničo porno přichodnej krasnosći, kotraž so nad nami zjewi.
  2. unlike, contrary to
  3. against
  4. along with