See also: medium, Medium, and mèdium

French

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin medium. The sense of "person who contacts the dead" is probably a semantic loan from English medium. Doublet of mi-.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /me.djɔm/
  • Audio:(file)

Noun

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médium m (plural médiums)

  1. (music) middle register
  2. (spiritualism, parapsychology) medium (a person who contacts the dead)

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Turkish: medyum

Further reading

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Portuguese

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Etymology

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Ultimately from Latin medium (middle), via English medium or French médium. Doublet of meio and médio.

Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.d͡ʒi.ũ/ [ˈmɛ.d͡ʒɪ.ũ], (faster pronunciation) /ˈmɛ.d͡ʒjũ/

  • Hyphenation: mé‧di‧um

Noun

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médium m or f by sense (plural médiuns)

  1. (spiritualism) medium (a person who contacts the dead)

Quotations

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:médium.

Derived terms

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Spanish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English medium (middle), possibly via English medium. Doublet of medio.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmedjum/ [ˈme.ð̞jũm]
  • Rhymes: -edjum
  • Syllabification: mé‧dium

Noun

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médium m or f by sense (plural médiums)

  1. (spiritualism) medium (a person who claims to be able to communicate with the dead)
    Synonym: medio

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