See also: internet and İnternet

English

Alternative forms

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɪntəˌnɛt/
  • (US) enPR: ĭnʹtərnĕt', IPA(key): /ˈɪntɚˌnɛt/, [ˈɪɾ̃ɚˌnɛt]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Inter‧net
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Proper noun

the 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
      [I]f you think the Internet existed in 1970, I can only guess that the education system has left at least one child behind.

Usage notes

Synonyms

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

References

Anagrams

Afrikaans

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

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): /ˈint(ː)ernet/, [ˈin̪t̪(ː)e̞rne̞t̪]
  • Rhymes: -internet
  • Syllabification(key): 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
abessive Internetittä
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Internet (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Internetini
accusative nom. Internetini
gen. Internetini
genitive Internetini
partitive Internetiäni
inessive Internetissäni
elative Internetistäni
illative Internetiini
adessive Internetilläni
ablative Internetiltäni
allative Internetilleni
essive Internetinäni
translative Internetikseni
abessive Internetittäni
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Internetisi
accusative nom. Internetisi
gen. Internetisi
genitive Internetisi
partitive Internetiäsi
inessive Internetissäsi
elative Internetistäsi
illative Internetiisi
adessive Internetilläsi
ablative Internetiltäsi
allative Internetillesi
essive Internetinäsi
translative Internetiksesi
abessive Internetittäsi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Internetimme
accusative nom. Internetimme
gen. Internetimme
genitive Internetimme
partitive Internetiämme
inessive Internetissämme
elative Internetistämme
illative Internetiimme
adessive Internetillämme
ablative Internetiltämme
allative Internetillemme
essive Internetinämme
translative Internetiksemme
abessive Internetittämme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Internetinne
accusative nom. Internetinne
gen. Internetinne
genitive Internetinne
partitive Internetiänne
inessive Internetissänne
elative Internetistänne
illative Internetiinne
adessive Internetillänne
ablative Internetiltänne
allative Internetillenne
essive Internetinänne
translative Internetiksenne
abessive Internetittänne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Internetinsä
accusative nom. Internetinsä
gen. Internetinsä
genitive Internetinsä
partitive Internetiään
Internetiänsä
inessive Internetissään
Internetissänsä
elative Internetistään
Internetistänsä
illative Internetiinsä
adessive Internetillään
Internetillänsä
ablative Internetiltään
Internetiltänsä
allative Internetilleen
Internetillensä
essive Internetinään
Internetinänsä
translative Internetikseen
Internetiksensä
abessive Internetittään
Internetittänsä
instructive
comitative

Synonyms

French

 
French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Internet m

  1. the Internet
    Synonyms: internet, Net

Usage notes

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

German

 
German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

Noun

Internet n (strong, genitive Internets or Internet, no plural)

  1. internet

Usage notes

  • While the genitive Internet is often seen, the more Germanic Internets is more frequently used. For example:
    Der Einfluss des Internets nimmt weiter zu.
    The influence of the internet continues to grow.

Declension

Derived terms

Further reading

  • Internet” in Duden online
  • Internet” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hunsrik

Etymology

Borrowed from Brazilian Portuguese Internet.

Pronunciation

Noun

Internet n

  1. internet
    Ich hon’s im Internet gesihn.
    I've seen it on the 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
    Synonyms: net, alnet, lýðnet

Declension

See also

Italian

Etymology

Unadapted borrowing from English Internet.

Pronunciation

Noun

Internet f (invariable)

  1. Alternative form of internet

References

  1. ^ Internet in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Anagrams

Plautdietsch

Noun

Internet n

  1. Internet

Polish

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology

Borrowed from English Internet.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Internet m inan

  1. the Internet

Declension

Derived terms

adjective

Further reading

  • Internet in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Internet in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Alternative forms

Etymology

Unadapted borrowing from English Internet.

Pronunciation

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌĩ.teɾˈnɛ.t͡ʃi/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌĩ.teɾˈnɛ.te/

Proper noun

Internet f

  1. World Wide Web (an information space on the Internet)
    Synonyms: web, rede, net
  2. Internet (specific internet consisting of the global network of computers)

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