deli

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since 1954. Clipping of delicatessen, from German Delikatessen, plural of Delikatesse (delicacy, fine food), from French délicatesse, derived from the adjective délicat, from Latin delicatus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

deli (plural delis)

  1. (informal) A shop that sells cooked or prepared food ready for serving.
    Delis usually offer a broader, fresher menu than fast food chains.
  2. (informal) Food sold at a delicatessen.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish deli (mad, insane), perhaps via Serbo-Croatian dèli (brave).[1] Doublet of dalia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

deli (comparative delibb, superlative legdelibb)

  1. (rare, literary) stalwart, athletic (figure), well-built (person)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative deli delik
accusative delit deliket
dative delinek deliknek
instrumental delivel delikkel
causal-final deliért delikért
translative delivé delikké
terminative deliig delikig
essive-formal deliként delikként
essive-modal
inessive deliben delikben
superessive delin deliken
adessive delinél deliknél
illative delibe delikbe
sublative delire delikre
allative delihez delikhez
elative deliből delikből
delative deliről delikről
ablative delitől deliktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
delié deliké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
deliéi delikéi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN   (See also its second, revised, expanded edition published in 2021: →ISBN)

Further reading[edit]

  • deli in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • deli in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2021)

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

deli

  1. first-person singular preterite of delir

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

deli (Cyrillic spelling дели)

  1. inflection of deliti:
    1. third-person singular present
    2. second-person singular imperative

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic telü, from Proto-Turkic *tälig, *dẹ̄l(b)ü- (mad, stupid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

deli (definite accusative deliyi, plural deliler)

  1. mad, insane

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: ντελής (delís)
  • Hungarian: deli
  • Serbo-Croatian: delija

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative deli
Definite accusative deliyi
Singular Plural
Nominative deli deliler
Definite accusative deliyi delileri
Dative deliye delilere
Locative delide delilerde
Ablative deliden delilerden
Genitive delinin delilerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular delim delilerim
2nd singular delin delilerin
3rd singular delisi delileri
1st plural delimiz delilerimiz
2nd plural deliniz delileriniz
3rd plural delileri delileri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular delimi delilerimi
2nd singular delini delilerini
3rd singular delisini delilerini
1st plural delimizi delilerimizi
2nd plural delinizi delilerinizi
3rd plural delilerini delilerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular delime delilerime
2nd singular deline delilerine
3rd singular delisine delilerine
1st plural delimize delilerimize
2nd plural delinize delilerinize
3rd plural delilerine delilerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular delimde delilerimde
2nd singular delinde delilerinde
3rd singular delisinde delilerinde
1st plural delimizde delilerimizde
2nd plural delinizde delilerinizde
3rd plural delilerinde delilerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular delimden delilerimden
2nd singular delinden delilerinden
3rd singular delisinden delilerinden
1st plural delimizden delilerimizden
2nd plural delinizden delilerinizden
3rd plural delilerinden delilerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular delimin delilerimin
2nd singular delinin delilerinin
3rd singular delisinin delilerinin
1st plural delimizin delilerimizin
2nd plural delinizin delilerinizin
3rd plural delilerinin delilerinin
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular deliyim delilerim
2nd singular delisin delilersin
3rd singular deli
delidir
deliler
delilerdir
1st plural deliyiz delileriz
2nd plural delisiniz delilersiniz
3rd plural deliler delilerdir

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

deli

  1. accusative singular of del

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

deli

  1. second-person singular present indicative/future of dal

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
deli ddeli neli unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Verb[edit]

deli

  1. Soft mutation of teli.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
teli deli nheli theli
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.