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See also: Format, formát, and formât

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Via French format and German Format, from New Latin liber fōrmātus (book fashioned), from fōrmō (I shape, fashion).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfɔː(ɹ).mæt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfɔːɹ.mæt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

format (plural formats)

  1. The layout of a publication or document.
    • G. H. Putnam
      The older manuscripts had been written in a much larger format than that found convenient for university work.
  2. (hence) The form of presentation of something.
  3. (radio) The type of programming that a radio station broadcasts; such as a certain genre of music, news, sports, talk, etc.
    The radio station changed the format of its evening program.
  4. (computing) A file type.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

format (third-person singular simple present formats, present participle formatting, simple past and past participle formatted)

  1. To create or edit the layout of a document.
  2. Change a document so it will fit onto a different type of page.
  3. (computing) To prepare a mass storage medium for initial use, erasing any existing data in the process.
    I lost weeks of work when I inadvertently formatted my hard drive.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From formar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

format m (plural formats)

  1. format

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VerbEdit

format m (feminine formada, masculine plural formats, feminine plural formades)

  1. past participle of formar

Further readingEdit


Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Format, from Latin fōrmātus (formed).

NounEdit

format

  1. format.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Format, from Latin fōrmātus (formed).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

format m (plural formats)

  1. format

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fōrmātus (formed).

NounEdit

format m (plural formats)

  1. (Jersey) format

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin formatus

NounEdit

format n (definite singular formatet, indefinite plural format or formater, definite plural formata or formatene)

  1. a format

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin formatus

NounEdit

format n (definite singular formatet, indefinite plural format, definite plural formata)

  1. a format

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *uɸor-man-to-, from Proto-Indo-European *upér (over) + *men- (to think).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

format n

  1. verbal noun of for·muinethar
  2. envy, jealousy
    • 8th century, St. Patrick's Breastplate
      Cech duine nos·géba cech dia co n-innithem léir i nDia, ní thairisfet demna fria gnúis, bid dítin dó ar cech neim ⁊ ḟormat, bid cóemna dó fri dianbas, bid lúrech dia anmain iarna étsecht.
      When anyone shall repeat it every day with diligent intentness on God, devils shall not dare to face him, it shall be a protection to him against every poison and envy, it shall be a defence to him against sudden death, it shall be a corslet to his soul after his death.
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 12c29
      Ní ar formut frib-si as·biur-sa inso.
      It is not because of envy towards you that I say this.

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
format ḟormat format
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French format.

NounEdit

format n (plural formate)

  1. format
  2. template
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Form of the verb forma.

ParticipleEdit

format

  1. past participle of forma

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

format

  1. absolute indefinite neuter form of formad.

NounEdit

format n

  1. format

DeclensionEdit

Declension of format 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative format formatet format formaten
Genitive formats formatets formats formatens

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VerbEdit

format

  1. supine of forma.