Connecticut

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English[edit]

Map of US highlighting Connecticut

Etymology[edit]

Said to be from Mohegan-Pequot quinnitukqut (at the long tidal river), from *kwen- (long) (spelling due to confusion with connect) + *-ehtekw (tidal river) + *-enk (locative). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kəˈnɛtɪkət/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Connecticut

  1. A state in the northeastern United States.
  2. A river in the United States that flows from northern New Hampshire into Long Island Sound.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Divisions of the United States of America in English (layout · text)
States: Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Connecticut · Delaware · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Idaho · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Kentucky · Louisiana · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Michigan · Minnesota · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · New Hampshire · New Jersey · New Mexico · New York · North Carolina · North Dakota · Ohio · Oklahoma · Oregon · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Carolina · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · Utah · Vermont · Virginia · Washington · West Virginia · Wisconsin · Wyoming
Federal District: Washington, D.C.
Territories: American Samoa · Guam · Northern Mariana Islands · Puerto Rico · United States minor outlying islands · United States Virgin Islands

Further reading[edit]


Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Connecticut.

Proper noun[edit]

Connecticut (genitive Connecticuts)

  1. Connecticut

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Connecticut.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkon(ː)e(k)tikut/, [ˈko̞n(ː)e̞(k)ˌt̪ikut̪]
  • English pronunciation also used

Proper noun[edit]

Connecticut

  1. Connecticut (a state of the United States)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Connecticut (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Connecticut
genitive Connecticutin
partitive Connecticutia
illative Connecticutiin
singular plural
nominative Connecticut
accusative nom. Connecticut
gen. Connecticutin
genitive Connecticutin
partitive Connecticutia
inessive Connecticutissa
elative Connecticutista
illative Connecticutiin
adessive Connecticutilla
ablative Connecticutilta
allative Connecticutille
essive Connecticutina
translative Connecticutiksi
instructive
abessive Connecticutitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Connecticut (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Connecticutini Connecticutimme
2nd person Connecticutisi Connecticutinne
3rd person Connecticutinsa

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

From English Connecticut.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Connecticut m

  1. Connecticut (a state of the United States)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Connecticut in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Connecticut, from Mohegan-Pequot quinnitukqut (at the long tidal river), from *kwen- (long) + *-ehtekw (tidal river) + *-enk (place).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔˈnɛk.ti.kat/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ikat
  • Syllabification: Co‧nnec‧ti‧cut

Proper noun[edit]

Connecticut m inan (indeclinable)

  1. Connecticut (a state of the United States)
  2. Connecticut (a river in the United States)

Further reading[edit]

  • Connecticut in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Connecticut in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English Connecticut.

Proper noun[edit]

Connecticut m

  1. Connecticut (a state of the United States)

Romanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Connecticut n

  1. Connecticut (U.S. State)

Slovak[edit]

Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Connecticut m (genitive Connecticutu, declension pattern of dub)

  1. Connecticut (a state of the United States)

References[edit]

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

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Connecticut ?

  1. Connecticut (a state of the United States)

See also[edit]