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English

Alternative forms

Etymology

(1986) Coined by the U.S. Defense Department, shortening of internetwork.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Internet

  1. The specific internet consisting of a global network of computers that communicate using Internet Protocol (IP) and that use Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) to identify the best paths to route those communications.
    • 2008, Lou Schuler, "Foreword", in Nate Green, Built for Show, page xi
      [] if you think the Internet existed in 1970, I can only guess that the education system has left at least one child behind.

Usage notes

Usage in reference to the global network is normally capitalised, reserving internet with a lower-case i for any other set of computer networks connected by internetworking; however, some (chiefly British) media outlets such as the BBC and the Times refer to the global network with a lower-case i. Now typically prefaced by the article the.

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Afrikaans

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Noun

Internet (uncountable)

  1. the Internet

Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Proper noun

Internet m

  1. Internet

Finnish

 
Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Alternative forms

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈinternet/, [ˈint̪e̞rne̞t̪]
  • Hyphenation: in‧ter‧net

Proper noun

Internet

  1. (Internet) the Internet

Declension

Inflection of Internet (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Internet
genitive Internetin
partitive Internetiä
illative Internetiin
singular plural
nominative Internet
accusative nom. Internet
gen. Internetin
genitive Internetin
partitive Internetiä
inessive Internetissä
elative Internetistä
illative Internetiin
adessive Internetillä
ablative Internetiltä
allative Internetille
essive Internetinä
translative Internetiksi
instructive
abessive Internetittä
comitative

Synonyms

  • (informal) netti
  • (imprecisely or colloquially) verkko (Web)
  • (colloquial, imprecisely) veppi, weppi
  • (imprecisely) www

French

 
French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Internet m

  1. the Internet

Usage notes

Generally used without the definite article in French, unlike English; thus "on the Internet" in French is sur Internet.

Synonyms


German

 
German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

Noun

Internet n (genitive Internet or Internets, no plural)

  1. internet

Further reading


Icelandic

 
Icelandic Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia is

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪn̥tɛrˌnɛːt/

Proper noun

Internet n

  1. (usually definite) the Internet

Declension

Synonyms

See also


Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

Noun

Internet f (invariable)

  1. Alternative form of internet

Anagrams


Polish

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /inˈtɛr.nɛt/, /in.tɛrˈnɛt/
  • (file)

Proper noun

Internet m inan

  1. (Internet) the Internet

Declension

Derived terms

Further reading


Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Proper noun

Internet f

  1. World Wide Web (an information space on the Internet)
  2. Internet (specific internet consisting of the global network of computers)

Synonyms


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /înternet/
  • Hyphenation: In‧ter‧net

Proper noun

Ȉnternet m (Cyrillic spelling И̏нтернет)

  1. Internet

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Proper noun

Internet n (genitive Internets)

  1. the global Internet