Wisconsin

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English[edit]

Map highlighting Wisconsin

Etymology[edit]

The word has its origins in the name given to the Wisconsin River by one of the Algonquian-speaking American Indian groups living in the region at the time of European contact, the Menominee Wēskōhsek-Sēpēw (A Good Place to Live River)[1]; borrowed into French as Ouisconsin by French explorers.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US)
    • (weak vowel merger)
      • IPA(key): /wəˈskɑnsən/, [wəˈskɑn.sn̩]
      • IPA(key): /wəsˈkɑnsən/, [wəsˈkʰɑn.sn̩]
      • (with added n) (informal) IPA(key): /wɪnˈskɑnsən/
    • (without weak vowel merger) IPA(key): /wɪsˈkɑnsɪn/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Wisconsin

  1. A state of the United States.
  2. A river in the United States that flows from northern Wisconsin into the Mississippi.
  3. University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Wisconsin.

Proper noun[edit]

Wisconsin (genitive Wisconsins)

  1. Wisconsin (a state of the United States)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Wisconsin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwiskonsin/, [ˈwis̠ko̞ns̠in]

Proper noun[edit]

Wisconsin

  1. Wisconsin (a state of the United States)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Wisconsin (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Wisconsin
genitive Wisconsinin
partitive Wisconsinia
illative Wisconsiniin
singular plural
nominative Wisconsin
accusative nom. Wisconsin
gen. Wisconsinin
genitive Wisconsinin
partitive Wisconsinia
inessive Wisconsinissa
elative Wisconsinista
illative Wisconsiniin
adessive Wisconsinilla
ablative Wisconsinilta
allative Wisconsinille
essive Wisconsinina
translative Wisconsiniksi
instructive
abessive Wisconsinitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Wisconsin (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Wisconsinini Wisconsinimme
2nd person Wisconsinisi Wisconsininne
3rd person Wisconsininsa

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Winsconsin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wisconsin n (genitive Wisconsins)

  1. Wisconsin (a state of the United States)

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

From English Wisconsin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wisconsin m

  1. Wisconsin (a state of the United States)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Wisconsin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wisconsin m

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

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wisconsin m

  1. Wisconsin (a state of the United States)

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