dele

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

English[edit]

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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]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse deila (to divide, allot), from Proto-Germanic *dailijaną, cognate of English deal and German teilen. In older Danish, the verb meant "to take to court”. The present verb has been influenced by Middle Low German dēlen (to divide).

Verb[edit]

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

  1. divide
  2. share
  3. split

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

dele c

  1. indefinite plural 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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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dele (plural deles)

  1. plank
Descendants[edit]
  • English: deal
  • Scots: deal
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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

Derived terms[edit]

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

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

  1. Contraction of de (of) and ele (him)
Quotations[edit]

For quotations using 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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

dele (Cyrillic spelling деле)

  1. third-person plural present of deliti

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 (n class, plural dele)

  1. a type of coffee pot (pot for coffee)

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

dele

  1. dative singular of del