Bronx

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of Bronck +‎ -'s. After immigrant settler Jonas Bronck (1600–1643) of New Netherlands onto the peninsula north of Manhattan Island.

  • (region): Originally Bronck's Land, the land in the region settled by Jonas Bronck.
  • (river): Originally Bronck's River, a river bordering the region settled by Jonas Bronck.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bronx

  1. Ellipsis of The Bronx: a borough of New York City, New York, United States.
  2. Ellipsis of The Bronx River: a river downstate in New York State.

Usage notes[edit]

The term is always preceded by the definite article "the", and thus expressed as the Bronx.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bronx

  1. A cocktail containing gin, vermouth and orange juice.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbroŋks/, [ˈbro̞ŋks̠]

Proper noun[edit]

Bronx

  1. the Bronx (a borough of New York City, New York, United States)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Bronx (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Bronx
genitive Bronxin
partitive Bronxia
illative Bronxiin
singular plural
nominative Bronx
accusative nom. Bronx
gen. Bronxin
genitive Bronxin
partitive Bronxia
inessive Bronxissa
elative Bronxista
illative Bronxiin
adessive Bronxilla
ablative Bronxilta
allative Bronxille
essive Bronxina
translative Bronxiksi
instructive
abessive Bronxitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Bronx (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Bronxini Bronximme
2nd person Bronxisi Bronxinne
3rd person Bronxinsa

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bronx m

  1. the Bronx (a borough of New York City, New York, United States)