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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Via Middle French from Latin pāgina, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-.

NounEdit

page (plural pages)

  1. One of the many pieces of paper bound together within a book or similar document.
    • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
      Such was the book from whose pages she sang.
    • 2013 September-October, Henry Petroski, “The Evolution of Eyeglasses”, in American Scientist:
      The ability of a segment of a glass sphere to magnify whatever is placed before it was known around the year 1000, when the spherical segment was called a reading stone, [] . Scribes, illuminators, and scholars held such stones directly over manuscript pages as an aid in seeing what was being written, drawn, or read.
  2. One side of a paper leaf on which one has written or printed.
  3. A figurative record or writing; a collective memory.
    the page of history
  4. (typography) The type set up for printing a page.
  5. (Internet) A web page.
  6. (computing) A block of contiguous memory of a fixed length.
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VerbEdit

page (third-person singular simple present pages, present participle paging, simple past and past participle paged)

  1. (transitive) To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript.
  2. (intransitive, often with “through”) To turn several pages of a publication.
    The patient paged through magazines while he waited for the doctor.
  3. (transitive) To furnish with folios.

(Can we add an example for this sense?)

TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French page, possibly via Italian paggio, from Late Latin pagius (servant), probably from Ancient Greek παιδίον (paidíon, boy, lad), from παῖς (paîs, child); some sources consider this unlikely and suggest instead Latin pagus (countryside), in sense of "boy from the rural regions". Used in English from the 13th century onwards.

NounEdit

page (plural pages)

  1. (obsolete) A serving boy – a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position of honor and education.
  2. (Britain) A youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the door, and similar service in households.
  3. (US, Canada) A boy or girl employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body.
  4. (in libraries) The common name given to an employee whose main purpose is to replace materials that have either been checked out or otherwise moved, back to their shelves.
  5. A boy child.
  6. A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman’s dress from the ground.
  7. A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
  8. Any one of several species of colorful South American moths of the genus Urania.

(Can we add an example for this sense?)

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VerbEdit

page (third-person singular simple present pages, present participle paging, simple past and past participle paged)

  1. (transitive) To attend (someone) as a page.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  2. (transitive, US, obsolete in UK) To call or summon (someone).
  3. (transitive) To contact (someone) by means of a pager or other mobile device.
    I’ll be out all day, so page me if you need me.
  4. (transitive) To call (somebody) using a public address system so as to find them.
    An SUV parked me in. Could you please page its owner?
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DutchEdit

 
Dutch Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia nl

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaː.ʒə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ge

EtymologyEdit

From Old French page, possibly via Italian paggio, from Late Latin pagius (servant), probably from Ancient Greek παιδίον (paidíon, boy, lad), from παῖς (paîs, child); some sources consider this unlikely and suggest instead Latin pagus (countryside), in sense of "boy from the rural regions".

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NounEdit

page m (plural pages, diminutive pagetje n)

  1. (obsolete) page (serving boy)
  2. page (moth)

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ReferencesEdit

  • page” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French page, borrowed from Latin pāgina (page, strip of papyrus fastened to others), related to pagella (small page), from pangere (to fasten), from Proto-Indo-European *pag- (to fix).

NounEdit

page f (plural pages)

  1. page (of a book, etc.)
  2. page, web page

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French page, possibly via Italian paggio, from Late Latin pagius (servant), probably from Ancient Greek παιδίον (paidíon, boy, lad), from παῖς (paîs, child); some sources consider this unlikely and suggest instead Latin pagus (countryside), in sense of "boy from the rural regions".

NounEdit

page m (plural pages)

  1. page, page boy

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

pāge

  1. vocative singular of pāgus

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French page, from Latin pāgina (page, strip of papyrus fastened to others).

NounEdit

page f (plural pages)

  1. (Jersey) page

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin pāgina.

NounEdit

page f (oblique plural pages, nominative singular page, nominative plural pages)

  1. page (one face of a sheet of paper or similar material)
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Etymology 2Edit

Disputed, see page in English above.

NounEdit

page m (oblique plural pages, nominative singular pages, nominative plural page)

  1. page (youth attending a person of high degree)
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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

page m (plural pages)

  1. page, pageboy

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French page, possibly via Italian paggio, from Late Latin pagius (servant), probably from Ancient Greek παιδίον (paidíon, boy, lad), from παῖς (paîs, child); some sources consider this unlikely and suggest instead Latin pagus (countryside), in sense of "boy from the rural regions".

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page c

  1. page, serving boy

DeclensionEdit

Declension of page 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative page pagen pager pagerna
Genitive pages pagens pagers pagernas