theremin

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See also: theremín and þeremín

English[edit]

A modern theremin

Etymology[edit]

Named after Russian inventor Léon Theremin (1896–1993). Theremin is a French version of his Russian name, Ле́в Терме́н (Lév Termén).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθɛə.ɹəˌmɪn/, /ˈθɛ.ɹɨ.mɪn/
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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
Possessive forms of theremin (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person thereminini thereminimme
2nd person thereminisi theremininne
3rd person theremininsä