folio

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ablative singular form of folium (leaf)

NounEdit

folio (plural folios)

  1. A leaf of a book or manuscript.
  2. (paper) A sheet of paper once folded.
  3. (books) A book made of sheets of paper each folded once (two leaves or four pages to the sheet); hence, a book of the largest kind, exceeding 30 cm in height.
  4. (printing) The page number. The even folios are on the left-hand pages and the odd folios on the right-hand.
  5. A page of a book.
  6. (accounting) a page in an account book; sometimes, two opposite pages bearing the same serial number.
  7. (law, dated, 19th century, early, 20th century) A leaf containing a certain number of words, hence, a certain number of words in a writing, as in England, in law proceedings 72, and in chancery, 90; in New York, 100 words.

SynonymsEdit

  • ((books) once-folded sheets): F, f, fo,

Derived termsEdit

  • folio post
  • elephant folio
  • atlas folio
  • double elephant folio

VerbEdit

folio (third-person singular simple present folios, present participle folioing, simple past and past participle folioed)

  1. To put a serial number on each folio or page of (a book); to page.

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin folium ("leaf, sheet").

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fo.ˈli.o/
  • Hyphenation: fo‧li‧o

NounEdit

folio (plural folioj, accusative singular folion, accusative plural foliojn)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. sheet

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

NounEdit

folio

  1. foil (very thin sheet of metal)

DeclensionEdit


IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto folio, from Latin folium

NounEdit

folio (plural folii)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. (thin) sheet
  3. folio (leaf/sheet of paper)

Derived termsEdit

  • interfoliizar (to interleave)

LatinEdit

NounEdit

foliō n

  1. dative singular of folium
  2. ablative singular of folium

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

folio m (Cyrillic spelling фолио)

  1. folio

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

folio m (plural folios)

  1. folio
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 11:50