noun, plural me·di·ae [mee-dee-ee] /ˈmi diˌi/.
Origin of media2
Related Words for mediaenews, television, radio, publishing, correspondence, disclosure, cable, announcement, intelligence, communications, expression
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Historical Examples of mediae
It is not until much later times that the h in the mutated forms of the tenues, or the use of the dot, was extended to the mediae.
As a rule the medial mutation of the tenues and mediae is not denoted in O. Welsh.
It agrees with Breton on the following points:—It has given up the nasal mutation of initials but provects the mediae.
noun plural -diae (-dɪˌiː)
- a consonant whose articulation lies midway between that of a voiced and breathed speech sound
- a consonant pronounced with weak voice, as c in French second
Word Origin for media
"newspapers, radio, TV, etc." 1927, perhaps abstracted from mass media (1923, a technical term in advertising), plural of medium, on notion of "intermediate agency," a sense found in that word in English from c.1600.