See also: cinéma and cínemą

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cinéma, clipping of cinématographe (term coined by the Lumière brothers in the 1890s), from Ancient Greek κίνημα (kínēma, movement) + γράφω (gráphō, write, record).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɪn.ə.mə/
    • (file)
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɪn.ɪ.mə/, /ˈsɪn.ɪ.mɑː/

NounEdit

cinema (countable and uncountable, plural cinemas)

  1. (countable) A movie theatre, a movie house
    Synonyms: (UK) pictures, (chiefly US) moviehouse, movies, (chiefly US) movie theater, (rare) movie theatre
    The cinema is right across the street from the restaurant.
  2. (film, uncountable) Films collectively.
    Despite the critics, he produced excellent cinema.
  3. (film, uncountable) The film and movie industry.
    • 2013 June 29, “Travels and travails”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8842, page 55:
      Even without hovering drones, a lurking assassin, a thumping score and a denouement, the real-life story of Edward Snowden, a rogue spy on the run, could be straight out of the cinema. But, as with Hollywood, the subplots and exotic locations may distract from the real message: America’s discomfort and its foes’ glee.
    In the long history of Spanish cinema [] .
  4. (film, countable, uncountable) The art of making films and movies; cinematography
    Synonym: seventh art
    Throughout the history of cinema, filmmakers [] .
    • 2005, Tom O'Regan, Australian National Cinema (page 79)
      The French and Italian cinemas can seem to persist autonomously—in the sense of being spaces of separate development and marked difference from Hollywood and other national cinemas.

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cinema m (plural cinemes)

  1. cinema

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ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cinéma, from Ancient Greek κίνημα (kínēma, movement).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃi.ne.ma/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -inema
  • Syllabification: cì‧ne‧ma

NounEdit

cinema m (invariable)

  1. (art and industry) cinema
    Il cinema è una lingua universale.   —Pier Paolo Pasolini
    Cinema is a universal language.
  2. (movie theatre) cinema, movie theater, film theatre
    Synonyms: cinematografo, sala cinematografica

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NounEdit

cīnēma n (genitive cīnēmatis); third declension

  1. (New Latin) cinema

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cīnēma cīnēmata
Genitive cīnēmatis cīnēmatum
Dative cīnēmatī cīnēmatibus
Accusative cīnēma cīnēmata
Ablative cīnēmate cīnēmatibus
Vocative cīnēma cīnēmata

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cinéma or a reduction of cinematógrafo, ultimately from Ancient Greek κίνημα (kínēma, movement).

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NounEdit

cinema m (plural cinemas)

  1. cinema; movie theater (building where films are shown to an audience)
  2. (uncountable) cinema (the art or industry of making films)
    Synonym: cinematografia
  3. cinema (films from a particular place or of a particular style as a group)

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EtymologyEdit

From French cinéma.

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cinema n (plural cinemauri)

  1. cinema

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θiˈnema/ [θiˈne.ma]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /siˈnema/ [siˈne.ma]
  • Rhymes: -ema
  • Syllabification: ci‧ne‧ma

Etymology 1Edit

Reduction of cinematógrafo.

NounEdit

cinema m (plural cinemas)

  1. cinema; movie theater (building where films are shown to an audience)
    Synonym: cine
  2. cinema (the art or industry of making films)
    Synonym: cine
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Etymology 2Edit

Reduction of cinemática.

NounEdit

cinema f (plural cinemas)

  1. (physics) kinematics
    Synonym: cinemática

AdjectiveEdit

cinema (invariable)

  1. (physics) related to movement
    Synonym: cinemática

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