Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

EnglishEdit

 
Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

tele- +‎ -gram. "A friend desires us to [] introduce a new word into the vocabulary. It is telegram, instead of telegraphic dispatch, or telegraphic communication." — Albany Evening Journal, April 6, 1852.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

telegram (plural telegrams)

  1. A message transmitted by telegraph.
    • 1915, George A. Birmingham, “chapter I”, in Gossamer (Project Gutenberg; EBook #24394), London: Methuen & Co., published 8 January 2013 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 558189256:
      There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. [] Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place. Pushing men hustle each other at the windows of the purser's office, under pretence of expecting letters or despatching telegrams.

SynonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

telegram (third-person singular simple present telegrams, present participle telegramming, simple past and past participle telegrammed)

  1. To send a telegram.

TranslationsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

  This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

telegram n (plural telegrammen, diminutive telegrammetje n)

  1. telegram

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

telegram m inan

  1. telegram

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /têleɡram/
  • Hyphenation: te‧le‧gram

NounEdit

tȅlegram m (Cyrillic spelling те̏леграм)

  1. telegram

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tele- +‎ -gram.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

telegram n

  1. a telegram, a message sent by telegraph

DeclensionEdit

Declension of telegram 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative telegram telegrammet telegram telegrammen
Genitive telegrams telegrammets telegrams telegrammens

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


VilamovianEdit

NounEdit

telegram n

  1. telegram, wire