theremin

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English[edit]

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A modern theremin

Etymology[edit]

From its inventor Léon Theremin. Theremin is a French surname (compare Russian Термен ‎(Termen)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθɐɹ.ə.ˌmɪn/, /ˈθɛ.ɹɨ.mɪn/

Noun[edit]

theremin ‎(plural theremins)

  1. An electronic musical instrument that generates sound of varying pitch and volume depending on the proximity of the musician’s hands to two antennae mounted on the instrument.

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Noun[edit]

theremin

  1. (music) theremin

Declension[edit]

Inflection of theremin (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative theremin thereminit
genitive thereminin thereminien
partitive thereminiä thereminejä
illative thereminiin theremineihin
singular plural
nominative theremin thereminit
accusative nom. theremin thereminit
gen. thereminin
genitive thereminin thereminien
partitive thereminiä thereminejä
inessive thereminissä theremineissä
elative thereministä theremineistä
illative thereminiin theremineihin
adessive thereminillä theremineillä
ablative thereminiltä theremineiltä
allative thereminille theremineille
essive theremininä theremineinä
translative thereminiksi theremineiksi
instructive thereminein
abessive thereminittä theremineittä
comitative theremineineen