Delaware

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English[edit]

Map of US highlighting Delaware

Etymology[edit]

The river in the northeastern United States was named for Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr (1577–1618). The people and the state were named for the river.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛləweə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɛləwɛɹ/
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Proper noun[edit]

Delaware

  1. A river in the northeastern United States, running from the Catskills into the Atlantic Ocean at Delaware Bay.
  2. The Lenape people, the indigenous people of Lenapehoking, in what is now the Mid-Atlantic United States.
    Synonyms: Lenape, Leni Lenape, Lenni Lenape
  3. Two closely-related Algonquian languages of these people, Munsee and Unami.
    Synonym: Lenape
  4. The first state of the United States. Capital: Dover. Largest city: Wilmington.
  5. A river in United States that flows from northeast Kansas into the Kansas River.
  6. Several places in the United States, named for the people or the state.
    1. A city, the county seat of Delaware County, Ohio.
    2. A city in Delaware County, Iowa.
    3. A town in Sullivan County, New York.
    4. A town in Nowata County, Oklahoma.
    5. An unincorporated community in Ripley County, Indiana.
    6. An unincorporated community in Shannon County, Missouri.
    7. A ghost town in Keweenaw County, Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula.
  7. A community in Ontario, Canada.

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Noun[edit]

Delaware (plural Delawares)

  1. A member of the Lenape / Delaware people.
  2. An American variety of grape, with compact bunches of small, sweet, amber-colored berries.

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Delaware.

Proper noun[edit]

Delaware (genitive Delawares)

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Delaware.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdelɑʋe(ː)r/, [ˈde̞lɑʋe̞(ː)r]
  • IPA(key): /ˈdelɑʋɑre/, [ˈde̞lɑˌʋɑre̞]
  • English pronunciation also used

Proper noun[edit]

Delaware

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Delaware (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative Delaware
genitive Delawaren
partitive Delawarea
illative Delawareen
singular plural
nominative Delaware
accusative nom. Delaware
gen. Delawaren
genitive Delawaren
partitive Delawarea
inessive Delawaressa
elative Delawaresta
illative Delawareen
adessive Delawarella
ablative Delawarelta
allative Delawarelle
essive Delawarena
translative Delawareksi
instructive
abessive Delawaretta
comitative
Possessive forms of Delaware (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person Delawareni Delawaremme
2nd person Delawaresi Delawarenne
3rd person Delawarensa

Inflects like risti in speech.


Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

From English Delaware.

Proper noun[edit]

Delaware m

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From English Delaware.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): //dɛˈla.wɛr// invalid IPA characters (//)
  • Hyphenation: De‧la‧ware
  • Rhymes: -awɛr

Proper noun[edit]

Delaware n (indeclinable)

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

Proper noun[edit]

Delaware f (indeclinable)

  1. Delaware (a river in the United States)

Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Delaware.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Delaware m

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

Noun[edit]

Delaware m, f (plural Delaware or Delawares)

  1. Alternative spelling of delaware

Slovak[edit]

Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Delaware n

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

References[edit]

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

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Delaware m

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

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