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Radio

English

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A radio receiver from 2000.

Etymology

Short for radiotelegraphy.

Pronunciation

Noun

radio (countable and uncountable, plural radios)

  1. (uncountable) The technology that allows for the transmission of sound or other signals by modulation of electromagnetic waves.
  2. (countable) A device that can capture (receive) the signal sent over radio waves and render the modulated signal as sound.
  3. (countable) On-board entertainment system in a car, usually including a radio receiver as well as the capability to play audio from recorded media.
    • 2018 February 6, Jonathan Amos, "Elon Musk's huge Falcon Heavy rocket set for launch", in BBC News[1], London, United Kingdom: BBC, retrieved 2018-02-07:
      David Bowie's classic hit Space Oddity will be looping on the radio as the car is hurled into an elliptical orbit that stretches out to Mars' orbit around the Sun.
  4. (countable) A device that can transmit radio signals.
  5. (Internet, uncountable) The continuous broadcasting of sound via the Internet in the style of traditional radio.

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Translations

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Verb

radio (third-person singular simple present radios, present participle radioing, simple past and past participle radioed)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To use two-way radio to transmit (a message) (to another radio or other radio operator).
    I think the boat is sinking; we'd better radio for help. / I radioed him already. / Radio the coordinates this time. / OK. I radioed them the coordinates.
  2. (transitive) To order or assist (to a location), using telecommunications.
    • 2002, Jack Dave, Death Bridge, iUniverse, ->ISBN, page 40:
      "Could you call them here? I'd like to talk to them. Or if they're out in the field, radio them in."
    • 2006, Angie Morgan, Leading from the front: no excuse leadership tactics for women, page 111:
      When I told him that they weren't back yet, he asked if we could radio them back early [...] Radioing them in was fine with me.
    • 2006, Kimberly Johnson, Amy's Secret, page 14:
      When she arrived, she was told that Tad wasn't there and to have a seat and wait while they radioed him in.

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Afrikaans

Etymology

Borrowed from English radio.

Pronunciation

Noun

radio (plural radio's)

  1. radio

Asturian

Noun

radio f (plural radios)

  1. radio

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

Compare English radio.

Noun

radio

  1. radio

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajins?ko-kryms?kotatars?kyj slovnyk [Ukrainian - Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[2], Simferopol: Dolya, ->ISBN

Danish

Noun

radio c (singular definite radioen, plural indefinite radioer)

  1. (technology) radio

Inflection


Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English radio, from Latin radius. Doublet of radius

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'ra:dijo:/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ra?dio

Noun

radio m (plural radio's, diminutive radiootje n)

  1. radio, tuner

Derived terms


Esperanto

Pronunciation

Noun

radio (accusative singular radion, plural radioj, accusative plural radiojn)

  1. radio

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Derived terms


Finnish

Etymology

< Swedish radio ("radio") or English radio

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'r?dio/, ['r?dio?]
  • Rhymes: -?dio
  • Syllabification: ra?di?o

Noun

radio

  1. radio (technology)
  2. radio (receiver or transmitter)
  3. radio (type of media)
  4. (modifier) radio- (of or pertaining to radiowaves)

Declension

Inflection of radio (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative radio radiot
genitive radion radioiden
radioitten
partitive radiota radioita
illative radioon radioihin
singular plural
nominative radio radiot
accusative nom. radio radiot
gen. radion
genitive radion radioiden
radioitten
partitive radiota radioita
inessive radiossa radioissa
elative radiosta radioista
illative radioon radioihin
adessive radiolla radioilla
ablative radiolta radioilta
allative radiolle radioille
essive radiona radioina
translative radioksi radioiksi
instructive radioin
abessive radiotta radioitta
comitative radioineen
Possessive forms of radio (type valtio)
possessor singular plural
1st person radioni radiomme
2nd person radiosi radionne
3rd person radionsa

Synonyms

Derived terms

Compounds

  • See also Derived terms -section under the Finnish entry for radio-.

French

Etymology

An abbreviation of words like radiotélégramme, radiotélégraphiste, radiodiffusion, etc. Compare English radio.

Pronunciation

Noun

radio f (plural radios)

  1. radio, tuner

Derived terms

Further reading

Anagrams


Galician

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Etymology 1

An abbreviation based on words beginning with the root radio-. Compare English radio.

Noun

radio m (plural radios)

  1. a radio

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French radium, from radio(actif) + -ium.

Noun

radio m (plural radios)

  1. (uncountable) radium

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Latin radius.

Noun

radio m (plural radios)

  1. radius (of a circular object)
  2. (anatomy) radius (bone in the forearm)

Ido

Etymology

From radiar +‎ -o.

Pronunciation

Noun

radio (plural radii)

  1. ray, beam, gleam
  2. radio (device)
  3. (geometry) radius
  4. (of a wheel) spoke
  5. (ichthyology) ray, skate

Synonyms


Indonesian

Noun

radio (plural, first-person possessive radioku, second-person possessive radiomu, third-person possessive radionya)

  1. radio

Interlingua

Noun

radio

  1. radio

Italian

Chemical element
Ra
Previous: francio (Fr)
Next: attinio (Ac)

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin radius. Compare raggio, an inherited doublet.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: rà?dio
  • IPA(key): /'radjo/

Noun

Italian Wikipedia has articles on:
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radio m (plural radi)

  1. (anatomy) radius
  2. Obsolete form of raggio.
Synonyms
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Etymology 2

Borrowed from French radium, from radio(actif) + -ium.

Noun

radio m (plural radi)

  1. (chemistry) radium

Etymology 3

Abbreviation. Compare English radio.

Noun

radio f (invariable)

  1. radio

Etymology 4

Verb

radio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of radiare

Anagrams


Latin

Etymology

radius ("spoke of a wheel") +‎ -?.

Pronunciation

Verb

radi? (present infinitive radi?re, perfect active radi?v?, supine radi?tum); first conjugation

  1. (active) I cause to radiate, irradiate.
  2. (passive) I radiate, emit beams.

Conjugation

   Conjugation of radi? (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present radi? radi?s radiat radi?mus radi?tis radiant
imperfect radi?bam radi?b?s radi?bat radi?b?mus radi?b?tis radi?bant
future radi?b? radi?bis radi?bit radi?bimus radi?bitis radi?bunt
perfect radi?v? radi?vist? radi?vit radi?vimus radi?vistis radi?v?runt, radi?v?re
pluperfect radi?veram radi?ver?s radi?verat radi?ver?mus radi?ver?tis radi?verant
future perfect radi?ver? radi?veris radi?verit radi?verimus radi?veritis radi?verint
passive present radior radi?ris, radi?re radi?tur radi?mur radi?min? radiantur
imperfect radi?bar radi?b?ris, radi?b?re radi?b?tur radi?b?mur radi?b?min? radi?bantur
future radi?bor radi?beris, radi?bere radi?bitur radi?bimur radi?bimin? radi?buntur
perfect radi?tus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect radi?tus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect radi?tus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present radiem radi?s radiet radi?mus radi?tis radient
imperfect radi?rem radi?r?s radi?ret radi?r?mus radi?r?tis radi?rent
perfect radi?verim radi?ver?s radi?verit radi?ver?mus radi?ver?tis radi?verint
pluperfect radi?vissem radi?viss?s radi?visset radi?viss?mus radi?viss?tis radi?vissent
passive present radier radi?ris, radi?re radi?tur radi?mur radi?min? radientur
imperfect radi?rer radi?r?ris, radi?r?re radi?r?tur radi?r?mur radi?r?min? radi?rentur
perfect radi?tus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect radi?tus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present radi? radi?te
future radi?t? radi?t? radi?t?te radiant?
passive present radi?re radi?min?
future radi?tor radi?tor radiantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives radi?re radi?visse radi?t?rum esse radi?r? radi?tum esse radi?tum ?r?
participles radi?ns radi?t?rus radi?tus radiandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
radiand? radiand? radiandum radiand? radi?tum radi?t?

Derived terms

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Descendants

Noun

radi?

  1. dative singular of radium
  2. ablative singular of radium

References

  • radio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • radio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Norman

Etymology

Borrowed from English radio.

Noun

radio m (plural radios)

  1. radio

Norwegian Bokmål

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Noun

radio m (definite singular radioen, indefinite plural radioer, definite plural radioene)

  1. (a) radio

Derived terms

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

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Noun

radio m (definite singular radioen, indefinite plural radioar, definite plural radioane)

  1. (a) radio
    • 1926, Olav Langeland, Rikare liv:
      Det vedunderet som me no kallar radio, hev synt det endå klårare. Det er ljosbylgjor som er so små og snøgge, og sume so langsame at ikkje noko menneskjeauga kann uppfanga dei.
      The miracle that we now call radio has shown this even clearer. It is light waves that are so small and fast, and some so slow that no human eye can perceive them.

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Polish

Etymology

Compare English radio.

Pronunciation

Noun

radio n

  1. radio (a device that can receive the signal sent over radio waves)
  2. radio station

Declension

Synonyms

Derived terms

Further reading

  • radio in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French radio, German Radio; compare also English radio.

Noun

radio n (plural radiouri)

  1. radio

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /râ:dio/
  • Hyphenation: ra?di?o

Noun

r?dio m (Cyrillic spelling )

  1. radio

Declension


Spanish

Chemical element
Ra
Previous: francio (Fr)
Next: actinio (Ac)

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Apocopic form of radiorreceptor

Noun

radio m or f (plural radios)

  1. (electronics, home appliance) radio (device)
Usage notes

Usually feminine, but often used as masculine in much of Latin America.

Etymology 2

Apocopic form of radiotransmisión and/or radiodifusora

Noun

radio f (plural radios)

  1. (communication) radio (industry, signal)

Derived terms

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Latin radius. Doublet of rayo.

Noun

radio m (plural radios)

  1. (anatomy) radius
  2. (geometry) radius

Etymology 4

Borrowed from French radium, from radio(actif) + -ium.

Noun

radio m (plural radios)

  1. (chemistry) radium

Etymology 5

Verb

radio

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of radiar.

Anagrams


Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

radio c

  1. (uncountable) radio (communication using radio waves)
  2. radio; receiver (device for receiving broadcast radio signals)

Declension

Declension of radio 1.
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative radio radion
Genitive radios radions
Declension of radio 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative radio radion radior radiorna
Genitive radios radions radiors radiornas
Declension of radio 2.
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative radio radion radioapparater radioapparaterna
Genitive radios radions radioapparaters radioapparaternas

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See also

References


Uzbek

Noun

radio (plural radiolar)

  1. radio

Veps

Etymology

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Noun

radio

  1. radio

Inflection

Inflection of radio
nominative sing. radio
genitive sing. radion
partitive sing. radiod
partitive plur. radioid
singular plural
nominative radio radiod
accusative radion radiod
genitive radion radioiden
partitive radiod radioid
essive-instructive radion radioin
translative radioks radioik?
inessive radios radioi?
elative radiospäi radioi?päi
illative ? radioihe
adessive radiol radioil
ablative radiolpäi radioilpäi
allative radiole radioile
abessive radiota radioita
comitative radionke radioidenke
prolative radiodme radioidme
approximative I radionno radioidenno
approximative II radionnoks radioidennoks
egressive radionnopäi radioidennopäi
terminative I ? radioihesai
terminative II radiolesai radioilesai
terminative III radiossai
additive I ? radioihepäi
additive II radiolepäi radioilepäi

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), "", in Uz' venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovar? [New Russian-Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh

Etymology

From English radio.

Pronunciation

Noun

radio m (plural radios)

  1. radio

Derived terms

radio bro ("community radio")

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), "radio", in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

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