dele

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See also: Dele, déle, dêle, dėlė, and dé le

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēlē, second person singular imperative of dēleo (delete).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dele (third-person singular simple present deles, present participle deleing, simple past and past participle deled)

  1. (printing, usually imperative) to delete

Noun[edit]

dele (plural deles)

  1. (printing) a sign signifying deletion

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *dailjā, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-l-. Compare Old English delu (teat). More at djalë. Possibly the source of the Illyrian tribe name Dalmatae.

Noun[edit]

dele f (indefinite plural dele, definite singular delja, definite plural delet)

  1. sheep
  2. ewe

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /deːlə/, [d̥eːlə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From del (part, portion) +‎ -e, from Middle Low German dēlen.

Verb[edit]

dele (imperative del, infinitive at dele, present tense deler, past tense delte, perfect tense er/har delt)

  1. divide
  2. share
  3. split

Etymology 2[edit]

See del (part, portion).

Noun[edit]

dele c

  1. plural indefinite of del

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːlə

Verb[edit]

dele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of delen

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēlē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dēleō

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German dele, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *þiljǭ. Doublet of thylle (thill).

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Noun[edit]

dele (plural deles)

  1. plank
Descendants[edit]
  • English: deal (plank)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English dǣl.

Noun[edit]

dele

  1. Alternative form of del (amount, part)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old English dǣlan.

Verb[edit]

dele

  1. Alternative form of delen

Etymology 4[edit]

From Old English dēofol.

Noun[edit]

dele

  1. Alternative form of devel

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German delen

Verb[edit]

dele (imperative del, present tense deler, passive deles, simple past delte, past participle delt)

  1. to divide
  2. to split
  3. to share

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German delen and Old Norse deila

Verb[edit]

dele (present tense deler, past tense delte, past participle delt, passive infinitive delast, present participle delande, imperative del)

  1. to divide
  2. to split
  3. to share

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Contraction[edit]

dele m sg (plural deles, feminine dela, feminine plural delas)

  1. Contraction of de (of) and ele (him)
    • 2007, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e as Relíquias da Morte (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows), Rocco, page 373:
      Devíamos fechar os olhos dele.
      We should close his eyes.
Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:dele.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

dele

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of delir
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of delir

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

dele

  1. Compound of the formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of dar, and the pronoun le.

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

dele (needs class)

  1. coffee pot (pot for coffee)


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at coffee pot. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see dele in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) August 2009


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

dele

  1. dative singular of del