# modulus

## English

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### Noun

modulus (plural moduli)

1. (mathematics) The base with respect to which a congruence is computed.
2. (mathematics) The absolute value of a complex number.
3. (physics) A coefficient that expresses how much of a certain property is possessed by a certain substance.
4. () An operator placed between two numbers, to get the remainder of the division of those numbers.

#### Synonyms

• (programming): mod, %

## Dutch

### Pronunciation

• IPA(key): /ˈmoː.dy.lʏs/
• Hyphenation: mo‧du‧lus

### Noun

modulus m (plural moduli)

1. (mathematics) modulus (absolute value of a complex number)
2. (physics) modulus (coefficient)

## Esperanto

### Verb

modulus

1. conditional of moduli

## Hungarian

### Etymology

Learned borrowing from Latin modulus (measure, rhythm), diminutive of modus (measure; manner, way).[1]

### Pronunciation

• IPA(key): [ˈmoduluʃ]
• Hyphenation: mo‧du‧lus
• Rhymes: -uʃ

### Noun

modulus (plural modulusok)

1. modulus

#### Declension

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative modulus modulusok
accusative modulust modulusokat
dative modulusnak modulusoknak
instrumental modulussal modulusokkal
causal-final modulusért modulusokért
translative modulussá modulusokká
terminative modulusig modulusokig
essive-formal modulusként modulusokként
essive-modal
inessive modulusban modulusokban
superessive moduluson modulusokon
illative modulusba modulusokba
sublative modulusra modulusokra
allative modulushoz modulusokhoz
elative modulusból modulusokból
delative modulusról modulusokról
ablative modulustól modulusoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
modulusé modulusoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
moduluséi modulusokéi
Possessive forms of modulus
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. modulusom modulusaim
2nd person sing. modulusod modulusaid
3rd person sing. modulusa modulusai
1st person plural modulusunk modulusaink
2nd person plural modulusotok modulusaitok
3rd person plural modulusuk modulusaik

### References

1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

## Latin

### Etymology

From modus (measure; manner, way) +‎ -ulus (diminutive suffix).

### Noun

modulus m (genitive modulī); second declension

1. Diminutive of modus (measure, metre, mode; method):
1. a small measure or interval
2. (architecture) a module
3. (aqueducts) a water meter
4. (music) a rhythmical measure, interval, rhythm, mode, time

#### Declension

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative modulus modulī
Genitive modulī modulōrum
Dative modulō modulīs
Accusative modulum modulōs
Ablative modulō modulīs
Vocative module modulī

### References

• modulus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
• modulus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
• modulus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
• modulus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
• modulus”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin