fax

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EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English fax, 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 ‎(head-hair), Norwegian faks ‎(mane), Icelandic fax ‎(mane), Sanskrit पक्ष्मन् ‎(pakṣman, eyelash, hair, filament).

NounEdit

fax ‎(usually uncountable, plural faxes)

  1. (obsolete or Britain dialectal) The hair of the head.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of 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

DeclensionEdit

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DutchEdit

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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English fax ‎(a fax machine; to fax).

NounEdit

fax m ‎(plural faxen, diminutive faxje n)

  1. fax

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

fax

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

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English (tele)fax, from facsimile. [1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fax ‎(plural faxok)

  1. fax

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (plural in -ok, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative fax faxok
accusative faxot faxokat
dative faxnak faxoknak
instrumental faxszal faxokkal
causal-final faxért faxokért
translative faxszá faxokká
terminative faxig faxokig
essive-formal faxként faxokként
essive-modal
inessive faxban faxokban
superessive faxon faxokon
adessive faxnál faxoknál
illative faxba faxokba
sublative faxra faxokra
allative faxhoz faxokhoz
elative faxból faxokból
delative faxról faxokról
ablative faxtól faxoktól
Possessive forms of fax
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. faxom faxaim
2nd person sing. faxod faxaid
3rd person sing. faxa faxai
1st person plural faxunk faxaink
2nd person plural faxotok faxaitok
3rd person plural faxuk faxaik

Derived termsEdit

(Compound words):

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Some connect this along with faciēs, facētus, focus, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- ‎(to shine), whence Ancient Greek φαίνω ‎(phaínō, to shine). Weiss instead posits Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwak-, giving also Lithuanian žvakė ‎(candle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fax f ‎(genitive facis); third declension

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

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

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

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LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

fax

  1. rafsi of fraxu.

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English fax.

NounEdit

fax m ‎(plural fax)

  1. (Jersey) fax

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

fax n

  1. a mane

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English fax.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fax m inan

  1. fax

DeclensionEdit

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

fax m (plural faxes or fax)

  1. fax (document transmitted by telephone)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing 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

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of fax 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fax faxen faxar faxarna
Genitive fax faxens faxars faxarnas
Inflection of fax 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fax faxet fax faxen
Genitive fax faxets fax faxens

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