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Radio

Radio

See also: radio, rádió, rádio, radió, ràdio, radiò, radio-, and Appendix:Variations of "radio"

German

Noun

Radio n (genitive Radios, plural Radios)

  1. radio

Luxembourgish

Noun

Radio m (plural Radioen)

  1. radio

radio

radio

See also: Radio, rádió, rádio, radió, ràdio, radiò, radio-, and Appendix:Variations of "radio"

English

A radio receiver from 2000.

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) A device that can transmit radio signals.
  4. (Internet, uncountable) The continuous broadcasting of sound recordings via the Internet in the style of traditional radio.

Synonyms

Derived terms

  • radio-based

Related terms

Translations

Verb

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

  1. (intransitive, transitive, 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 978-0-595-21407-5, 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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Asturian

Noun

radio f (plural radios)

  1. radio

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

From Latin radius.

Noun

radio

  1. radio

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

Danish

Noun

radio c (singular definite radioen, plural indefinite radioer)

  1. (technology) radio

Inflection


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈraːdijoː/

Noun

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

  1. radio, tuner

Derived terms


Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /raˈdi.o/

Noun

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

  1. radio

Derived terms


Finnish

Noun

radio

  1. radio

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

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁa.djo/

Noun

radio f (plural radios)

  1. radio, tuner

Derived terms

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Galician

Noun

radio m (plural radios)

  1. a radio
  2. (uncountable) radium
  3. radius (of a circular object)
  4. (anatomy) radius (bone in the forearm)

Ido

Noun

radio (plural radii)

  1. radio

Indonesian

Noun

radio

  1. radio

Interlingua

Noun

radio

  1. radio

Italian

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

Etymology

Borrowing from Latin radius.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: rà‧dio
  • IPA(key): /ˈradjo/

Noun

radio m (plural radi)

  1. (anatomy) radius
  2. (chemistry) radium
  3. Obsolete form of raggio.

Synonyms

Related terms

Noun

radio f (invariable)

  1. radio

Verb

radio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of radiare

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Latin

Etymology

From radius (spoke of a wheel).

Pronunciation

Verb

radiō (present infinitive radiāre, perfect active radiāvī, supine radiātum); first conjugation

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

Inflection

   Conjugation of radio (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present radiō radiās radiat radiāmus radiātis radiant
imperfect radiābam radiābās radiābat radiābāmus radiābātis radiābant
future radiābō radiābis radiābit radiābimus radiābitis radiābunt
perfect radiāvī radiāvistī radiāvit radiāvimus radiāvistis radiāvērunt, radiāvēre
pluperfect radiāveram radiāverās radiāverat radiāverāmus radiāverātis radiāverant
future perfect radiāverō radiāveris radiāverit radiāverimus radiāveritis radiāverint
passive present radior radiāris, radiāre radiātur radiāmur radiāminī radiantur
imperfect radiābar radiābāris, radiābāre radiābātur radiābāmur radiābāminī radiābantur
future radiābor radiāberis, radiābere radiābitur radiābimur radiābiminī radiābuntur
perfect radiātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect radiātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect radiātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present radiem radiēs radiet radiēmus radiētis radient
imperfect radiārem radiārēs radiāret radiārēmus radiārētis radiārent
perfect radiāverim radiāverīs radiāverit radiāverīmus radiāverītis radiāverint
pluperfect radiāvissem radiāvissēs radiāvisset radiāvissēmus radiāvissētis radiāvissent
passive present radier radiēris, radiēre radiētur radiēmur radiēminī radientur
imperfect radiārer radiārēris, radiārēre radiārētur radiārēmur radiārēminī radiārentur
perfect radiātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect radiātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present radiā radiāte
future radiātō radiātō radiātōte radiantō
passive present radiāre radiāminī
future radiātor radiātor radiantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives radiāre radiāvisse radiātūrus esse radiārī radiātus esse radiātum īrī
participles radiāns radiātūrus radiātus radiandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
radiāre radiandī radiandō radiandum radiātum radiātū

Derived terms

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Descendants

Noun

radiō

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

References


Norman

Etymology

Borrowing from English radio.

Noun

radio m (plural radios)

  1. radio

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

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

  1. (a) radio

Derived terms

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

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

  1. (a) radio

Derived terms

References


Polish

Etymology

From Latin radius (ray).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈradjɔ/

Noun

radio n

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

Declension

Synonyms

  • (radio): radioodbiornik, odbiornik radiowy
  • (radio station): rozgłośnia, radiostacja, stacja radiowa

Derived terms


Romanian

Noun

radio n (plural radiouri)

  1. radio

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /râːdio/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧di‧o

Noun

rȃdio m (Cyrillic spelling ра̑дио)

  1. radio

Declension


Spanish

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

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Apocopic form of radiorreceptor

Noun

radio m, 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)

Etymology 3

From Latin radius.

Noun

radio m (plural radios)

  1. (anatomy) radius
  2. (chemical element) radium
  3. (geometry) radius

Etymology 4

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

Inflection of radio 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative radio radion radior radiorna
Genitive radios radions radiors radiornas

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References


Uzbek

Noun

radio (plural radiolar)

  1. radio

Veps

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 radioikš
inessive radios radioiš
elative radiospäi radioišpäi
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), радио”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika