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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ablative singular form of folium (leaf)

Noun

Singular
folio

Plural
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  1. A leaf of a book or manuscript.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A sheet of paper once folded.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A book made of sheets of paper each folded once (two leaves or four pages to the sheet); hence, a book of the largest kind, exceeding 30 cm in height.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The page number. The even folios are on the left-hand pages and the odd folios on the right-hand.
  5. A page of a book.
  6. (accounting) a page in an account book; sometimes, two opposite pages bearing the same serial number.
  7. (law, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A leaf containing a certain number of words, hence, a certain number of words in a writing, as in England, in law proceedings 72, and in chancery, 90; in New York, 100 words.

Synonyms

  • ((books) once-folded sheets): F, f, fo,

Derived terms


Croatian

Noun

folio m (plural foliji)

  1. folio

Declension


Esperanto

folio (plural folioj, accusative singular folion, accusative plural foliojn)

1. leaf of a plant


Latin

Noun

foliō n.

  1. dative singular of folium#Latin
  2. ablative singular of folium#Latin

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