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See also: Fax and

EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: făks, IPA(key): /fæks/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: facts (informal US and Canada pronunciation)
  • Rhymes: -æks

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English, from Old English feax (hair, head of hair), from Proto-Germanic *fahsą (hair, mane), from Proto-Indo-European *poḱs- (hair, literally that which is combed, shorn, or plucked), from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (to comb, shear, pluck). Cognate with Dutch vas (headhair), German Fachs (headhair), Norwegian faks (mane), Icelandic fax (mane), Sanskrit पक्ष्मन् (pakṣman, eyelash, hair, filament).

NounEdit

fax (usually uncountable, plural faxes)

  1. (obsolete or UK dialectal) The hair of the head.
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Etymology 2Edit

From facsimile, first attested 1979.

NounEdit

fax (plural faxes)

  1. A fax machine or a document received and printed by one.
TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

fax (third-person singular simple present faxes, present participle faxing, simple past and past participle faxed)

  1. To send a document via a fax machine.
TranslationsEdit

CzechEdit

NounEdit

fax m

  1. fax (document)
  2. fax, fax machine

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DutchEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fax m (plural faxen, diminutive faxje n)

  1. fax

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VerbEdit

fax

  1. first-person singular present indicative of faxen
  2. imperative of faxen

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fax (mane) from Proto-Indo-European *poḱ-s-, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (to pluck).

NounEdit

fax n (genitive singular fax, nominative plural föx)

  1. mane (of a horse)
DeclensionEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From English fax, from facsimile, from Latin.

NounEdit

fax n (genitive singular fax, nominative plural föx)

  1. fax, telefax (document sent electronically and printed with a fax machine)
DeclensionEdit

JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English fax.

NounEdit

fax m (plural fax)

  1. fax

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fax f (genitive facis); third declension

  1. torch, firebrand
  2. fireball, comet
  3. cause of ruin, incitement

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fax facēs
genitive facis facum
dative facī facibus
accusative facem facēs
ablative face facibus
vocative fax facēs

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

fax

  1. rafsi of fraxu.

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *poḱs-, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (to pluck).

NounEdit

fax n

  1. a mane

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

NounEdit

fax m

  1. fax

DeclensionEdit

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

fax m (plural faxes, or fax)

  1. fax (document transmitted by telephone)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English fax.

NounEdit

fax m (plural fax)

  1. fax

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

fax c, n

  1. a fax (machine) c
  2. a fax (document) n

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