film vs movie what difference

what is difference between film and movie

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɪlm/, [fɪɫm]
    • Rhymes: -ɪlm
  • (North East England, Ireland) IPA(key): [ˈfɪlm̩], [ˈfɪləm]

Etymology

From Middle English filme, from Old English filmen (film, membrane, thin skin, foreskin), from Proto-Germanic *filminją (thin skin, membrane) (compare Proto-Germanic *felma- (skin, hide)), from Proto-Indo-European *pél-mo- (membrane), from *pel- (to cover, skin). Cognate with Old Frisian filmene (thin skin, human skin), Dutch vel (sheet, skin), German Fell (skin, hide, fur), Swedish fjäll (fur blanket, cloth, scale), Norwegian fille (rag, cloth), Lithuanian plėvē (membrane, scab), Russian плева́ (plevá, membrane), Ancient Greek πέλμα (pélma, sole of the foot). More at fell. Sense of a thin coat of something is 1577, extended by 1845 to the coating of chemical gel on photographic plates. By 1895 this also meant the coating plus the paper or celluloid.

Noun

film (countable and uncountable, plural films)

  1. A thin layer of some substance; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity.
  2. (photography) A medium used to capture images in a camera.
  3. A movie.
  4. (film, uncountable) Cinema; movies as a group.
  5. A slender thread, such as that of a cobweb.

Synonyms

  • (motion picture): movie

Derived terms

Descendants

Translations

Verb

film (third-person singular simple present films, present participle filming, simple past and past participle filmed)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To record (activity, or a motion picture) on photographic film.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To visually record (activity, or a motion picture) in general, with or without sound.
  3. (transitive) To cover or become covered with a thin skin or pellicle.

Translations

Anagrams

  • MILF, milf

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch film, from English film, or borrowed from English film.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fəlm/

Noun

film (plural films)

  1. film

Albanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French film, from English film.

Noun

film m (indefinite plural filma, definite singular filmi, definite plural filmat)

  1. film
  2. movie

Declension


Azerbaijani

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [film]

Noun

film (definite accusative filmi, plural filmlər)

  1. film, movie

Declension


Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from English film.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈfilm/

Noun

film m (plural films)

  1. film (a movie)
    Synonym: pel·lícula

Related terms

  • filmar
  • fílmic

Further reading

  • “film” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

Borrowed from English film.

Noun

film

  1. film (clarification of this definition is needed)

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[2], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɪlm/

Noun

film m inan

  1. (photography) film
  2. movie, film, motion picture

Declension

Derived terms

  • filmovat
  • filmař

Further reading

  • film in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • film in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /film/, [ˈfilm]
  • Rhymes: -ilm

Noun

film c (singular definite filmen, plural indefinite film)

  1. a movie, a film, motion picture
  2. film; a thin layer
  3. plural indefinite of film

Inflection

Derived terms

  • filme
    • filmning
  • filmfotograf
  • filmhold
  • filmproduktion
  • filmskole

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English film.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɪlm/, /ˈfɪləm/
  • Hyphenation: film
  • Rhymes: -ɪlm, -ɪləm

Noun

film m (plural films, diminutive filmpje n)

  1. A film, thin layer or membrane; especially the physical medium film.
  2. A film production, movie
  3. (uncountable) The movie sector, cinema.

Derived terms

  • filmen
  • filmproducent
  • filmregisseur
  • kostuumfilm
  • speelfilm
  • tekenfilm
  • verfilmen

Estonian

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

film (genitive filmi, partitive filmi)

  1. movie

Declension

Derived terms

  • filmindus
  • filmilint
  • värvifilm

French

Etymology

Borrowed from English film.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /film/

Noun

film m (plural films)

  1. movie, film

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Albanian: film
  • Romanian: film
  • Turkish: film
  • Vietnamese: phim

Further reading

  • “film” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Hungarian

Etymology

Borrowed from English film.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈfilm]
  • Hyphenation: film
  • Rhymes: -ilm

Noun

film (plural filmek)

  1. (photography) film (a medium used to capture images in a camera)
  2. film, movie, motion picture, picture (a recorded sequence of images displayed on a screen at a rate sufficiently fast to create the appearance of motion)
  3. film, cinematic art, cinema, cinematography (the art of making films and movies)

Declension

Derived terms

References

Further reading

  • film in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Indonesian

Etymology

From earlier pilem, from Dutch film, from English film.

Pronunciation

  • (standard) IPA(key): [ˈfɪlm]
  • (Betawi) IPA(key): /ˈfɪl(ə)m/, /ˈpeləm/

Noun

film (first-person possessive filmku, second-person possessive filmmu, third-person possessive filmnya)

  1. film,
    1. a thin layer of some substance; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity.
    2. (photography) a medium used to capture images in a camera.
    3. a movie, a motion picture, a recorded sequence of images displayed on a screen at a rate sufficiently fast to create the appearance of motion.

Alternative forms

  • filem (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore)

Affixed terms

Further reading

  • “film” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Etymology

From English film.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfilm/

Noun

film m (invariable)

  1. film, movie
    Synonym: pellicola

Derived terms

See also

  • cinema

Further reading

  • film in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana

Norman

Etymology

Borrowed from English film.

Noun

film m (plural films)

  1. (Jersey) movie, film

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

film m (definite singular filmen, indefinite plural filmer, definite plural filmene)

  1. a film (for taking photographs in a camera)
  2. a film (thin material, layer or coating)
  3. a film, movie (cinematic production)

Derived terms

Related terms

  • filme

Verb

film

  1. imperative of filme

References

  • “film” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

film m (definite singular filmen, indefinite plural filmar, definite plural filmane)

  1. a film (for taking photographs in a camera)
  2. a film (thin material, layer or coating)
  3. a film, movie (cinematic production)

Derived terms

References

  • “film” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Etymology

Borrowed from English film.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fʲilm/

Noun

film m inan (diminutive filmik)

  1. film, movie, motion picture
  2. film (medium used to capture images in a camera)

Declension

Derived terms

  • (nouns) filmografia, filmowiec, filmówka
  • (adjectives) filmowy, filmograficzny

Further reading

  • film in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Noun

film m (plural filmes)

  1. Superseded spelling of filme.

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French film, German Film, from English film.

Noun

film n (plural filme)

  1. movie, film

Declension

References

  • Romanian vocabulary. In: Haspelmath, M. & Tadmor, U. (eds.) World Loanword Database. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From English film, from Middle English filme, from Old English filmen (film, membrane, thin skin, foreskin), from Proto-Germanic *filminją (thin skin, membrane), from Proto-Indo-European *pél-mo- (membrane), from *pel- (to cover, skin).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfilim/

Noun

film m (genitive singular film, plural filmichean)

  1. film, movie

Mutation


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from English film.

Noun

fȉlm m (Cyrillic spelling фи̏лм)

  1. film (photography)
  2. film (motion picture)

Declension


Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfiɫm/

Noun

film m (genitive singular filmu, nominative plural filmy, genitive plural filmov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. photographic film
  2. movie, motion picture

Declension

Derived terms

  • filmár
  • filmovať
  • filmový
  • filmovo
  • filmík

Further reading

  • film in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Spanish

Etymology

From English film.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfilm/, [ˈfilm]

Noun

film m (plural films)

  1. Alternative spelling of filme (film, motion picture)

Further reading

  • “film” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

film c

  1. film; a thin layer
  2. film; medium used to capture images in a camera
  3. a movie

Declension

Related terms

References

  • film in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)

Turkish

Etymology

Borrowed from French film, from English film.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /film/
  • IPA(key): /filim/ (colloquial)

Noun

film (definite accusative filmi, plural filmler)

  1. a medium used to capture images in a camera
  2. a movie

Declension


Uzbek

Etymology

From Russian фильм (filʹm), from English film.

Noun

film (plural filmlar)

  1. film, movie, motion picture
    Synonyms: kino, kinofilm, kartina

Declension

Related terms

  • filmoskop
  • filmoteka


English

Etymology

From moving (picture) +‎ -ie. Attested since at least 1912 (if not 1908), originally American English.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuːvi/
  • Rhymes: -uːvi

Noun

movie (plural movies)

  1. (chiefly Canada, US) A recorded sequence of images displayed on a screen at a rate sufficiently fast to create the appearance of motion.
  2. (usually plural, chiefly Canada, US) A cinema.

Synonyms

  • (film): film, motion picture, motion-picture show; photoplay; picture, picture show; flick; moving picture, moving-picture show

Hyponyms

  • (film): feature, feature film, short, documentary, art film

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Bengali: মুভী (mubhi), মুভি (mubhi)
  • Japanese: ムービー (mūbī)

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • Vimeo

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