del

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See also: Del, dél, dėl, -del, de l', Del., dēļ, and

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From delta, the symbol being an inverted delta

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

del (plural dels)

  1. (analysis) The symbol ∇ used to denote the gradient operator.
  2. (mathematics) the symbol , in the context of a partial differential
Synonyms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See deal

Noun[edit]

del (plural dels)

  1. (obsolete) a part, portion

Etymology 3[edit]

Shortening

Abbreviation[edit]

del

  1. delegate
  2. delegation
  3. delete
  4. delineavit

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

del

  1. to exit
  2. to go out

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of the preposition de (of, from) + masculine singular article el (the).

Contraction[edit]

del m

  1. of the, from the

Breton[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

del f (singulative delienn)

  1. foliage, leaves

Burarra[edit]

Noun[edit]

del

  1. spotted harrier, swamp harrier
  2. peregrine falcon, brown falcon
  3. Australian kestrel

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

del

  1. Contraction of the preposition de and the article el. of the

Further reading[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish del, contraction of ‘de el.’

Contraction[edit]

del

  1. (obsolete) of the, from the (only in names with Spanish origins or in phrases with Spanish construct)

Related terms[edit]


Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /deːl/, [d̥eːˀl]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailą, *dailiz (part, portion, deal).

Noun[edit]

del c (singular definite delen, plural indefinite dele)

  1. part, portion
  2. proportion
  3. share, portion
  4. section
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See dele (to divide, share, split).

Verb[edit]

del

  1. imperative of dele

Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch delle (valley; dune valley), from Old Dutch della (valley; (geography) depression; dune valley). Related to dal (dale, valley) and doel (target, goal). Cognate with English dell.

Noun[edit]

del n (plural dellen, diminutive delletje n)

  1. dune valley
  2. dell, small depression in a landscape

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

del f (plural dellen, diminutive delletje n)

  1. trollop, floozie

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contraction of preposition de (of, from) + third-person masculine singular pronoun el (he, him, it)

Contraction[edit]

del m (feminine dela, masculine plural deles, feminine plural delas)

  1. of him, of it, from him, from it

Ido[edit]

Preposition[edit]

del

  1. Contraction of de la (from the).

Usage notes[edit]

This is optional, you can also use de l'...


Interlingua[edit]

Preposition[edit]

del

  1. Contraction of de le (of the).

Istriot[edit]

Contraction[edit]

del

  1. Contraction of de (of) + el (the)
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 29:
      Ti son la manduleîna del mio core;
      You are the almond of my heart;

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • prep di + article il

Contraction[edit]

del

  1. of the, from the (+ a masculine noun in singular).

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

del

  1. rafsi of delno.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailą, *dailiz (part, portion, deal).

Noun[edit]

del m (definite singular delen, indefinite plural deler, definite plural delene)

  1. part, portion, share
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

del

  1. imperative of dele

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailą, *dailiz (part, portion, deal).

Noun[edit]

del m (definite singular delen, indefinite plural delar, definite plural delane)

  1. part, portion, share
    Synonyms: lut

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Novial[edit]

Contraction[edit]

del

  1. of the; contraction of de + li

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Contraction[edit]

del

  1. Contraction of de + lo

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Contraction[edit]

del

  1. contraction of de + le (of the)

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dailiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dēl m

  1. part, share, portion
  2. unit, word

Declension[edit]



Romani[edit]

Verb[edit]

del

  1. to give

Derived terms[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dělъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dél m inan (genitive déla, nominative plural déli)

  1. part

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • prep de + article el

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdel/, [ˈd̪el]

Contraction[edit]

del

  1. of the, from the (+ a masculine noun in singular).

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish del, from Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailiz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰail-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

del c

  1. part (of a whole); share

Declension[edit]

Declension of del 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative del delen delar delarna
Genitive dels delens delars delarnas

See also[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

del (plural dels)

  1. day

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Adjective[edit]

del

  1. pretty

West Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

del

  1. down