See also: fôlder

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From fold +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

folder (plural folders)

 
A typical icon of a folder (2)
  1. An organizer that papers are kept in, usually with an index tab, to be stored as a single unit in a filing cabinet.
    I keep all my schoolwork in a yellow folder.
  2. (computing) A virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and other folders may be stored. The files and subfolders in a folder are usually related.
    Synonym: directory
    My essays are in the folder named "Essays".
  3. A machine or person that folds things.
  4. A folding knife, typically a pocketknife.
    • 2010 August 20, Joe Kertzman, Knives 2011: The World's Greatest Knife Book, F+W Media, Inc., →ISBN:
      A funny name for a knife, the Needs Work folder is purpose-built as a working folder, and includes a straight, plain-edge, modified-wharncliffe blade, and a comfortable, ergonomic handle.

DescendantsEdit

  • Brazilian Portuguese: folder, fôlder
  • Dutch: folder
  • Indonesian: folder
  • Japanese: フォルダ (foruda), フォルダー (forudā)
  • Polish: folder
  • Serbo-Croatian: folder

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

NounEdit

folder c pl

  1. indefinite plural of folde

VerbEdit

folder

  1. present tense of folde

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English folder.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

folder m (plural folders, diminutive foldertje n)

  1. (folded) leaflet with information or advertising

Derived termsEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English folder.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔldər/
  • Hyphenation: fol‧dêr

NounEdit

foldêr (first-person possessive folderku, second-person possessive foldermu, third-person possessive foldernya)

  1. folder
    1. (computing) A virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and other folders may be stored.
      Synonym: direktori
    2. An organizer that papers are kept in, usually with an index tab, to be stored as a single unit in a filing cabinet.
      Synonym: map

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

folder

  1. present of folde

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English folder.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

folder m inan

  1. (computing) folder
    Synonym: katalog
  2. brochure

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from English folder.

NounEdit

folder m (plural folders or (rare) folderes)

  1. (Brazil) leaflet (small piece of paper with information)
    Synonym: panfleto

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English folder.

NounEdit

folder ? (Cyrillic spelling фолдер)

  1. (computing, colloquial) folder
    Synonyms: fascikla, mȁpa

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from English folder. According to SO attested since 1948.

NounEdit

folder c

  1. A folded leaflet.
  2. (computing, nonstandard) Synonym of mapp (folder).

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