delta

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English[edit]

Ancient Greek Alphabet

gamma
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epsilon
Δ δ
Ancient Greek: δέλτα
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Wikipedia

Lena River delta (landform at the mouth of a river).

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

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Noun[edit]

delta (plural deltas)

  1. The fourth letter of the modern Greek alphabet Δ, δ.
  2. A landform at the mouth of a river where it empties into a body of water.
  3. The letter D in the ICAO spelling alphabet, which assigns words to letters of the alphabet.
  4. (mathematics) The symbol Δ.
  5. (computing, informal) A small but noticeable effect. Compare epsilon.
    This will slow the main code path down, but only by delta.
  6. (computing) The set of differences between two versions of a file.
    When you update the file, the system will only save the deltas.
  7. (surveying) The angle subtended at the center of a circular arc.
  8. A type of cargo bike that has one wheel in front and two in back.
  9. (electrical, often attributive) The closed figure produced by connecting three coils or circuits successively, end for end, especially in a three-phase system.
    delta winding; delta connection; delta current

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta f (plural deltes)

  1. delta (Greek letter)

Noun[edit]

delta m (plural deltes)

  1. delta (landform at the mouth of a river)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta f (plural deltes)

  1. delta; the Greek letter Δ (lowercase δ).
  2. (geography) A delta.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta n

  1. delta (Greek letter)

Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta n (definite singular deltaet, indefinite plural deltaer, definite plural deltaerne)

  1. a river delta

Noun[edit]

delta n

  1. delta (the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet, Δ, δ.)

Finnish[edit]

(index d)

Greek letter
Δδ
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeltɑ/
  • Hyphenation: del‧ta

Noun[edit]

delta

  1. delta (Greek letter)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of delta (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative delta deltat
genitive deltan deltojen
partitive deltaa deltoja
illative deltaan deltoihin
singular plural
nominative delta deltat
accusative nom.? delta deltat
gen. deltan
genitive deltan deltojen
deltainrare
partitive deltaa deltoja
inessive deltassa deltoissa
elative deltasta deltoista
illative deltaan deltoihin
adessive deltalla deltoilla
ablative deltalta deltoilta
allative deltalleˣ deltoilleˣ
essive deltana deltoina
translative deltaksi deltoiksi
instructive deltoin
abessive deltatta deltoitta
comitative deltoineen

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta m (plural delta)

  1. delta (Greek letter)

Noun[edit]

delta m (plural deltas)

  1. delta (geographical feature)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta m (plural deltas)

  1. delta (Greek letter)
  2. delta (landform at the mouth of a river)

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛltɒ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: del‧ta

Noun[edit]

delta (plural delták)

  1. delta (Greek letter)
  2. delta (landform at the mouth of a river)

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta m (invariable)

  1. delta (all senses)

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

delta f (4th declension)

  1. delta (Greek letter)
  2. delta (landform at the mouth of a river)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta m (definite singular deltaen, indefinite plural deltaer, definite plural deltaene)

  1. the Greek letter Δ, δ (delta)

Etymology 2[edit]

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delta n (definite singular deltaet, indefinite plural delta / deltaer, definite plural deltaene)

  1. a river delta

Etymology 3[edit]

From del (part) + ta (take); i.e. to take (a) part in something

Verb[edit]

delta (present tense deltar; past tense deltok; past participle deltatt)

  1. to participate
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta m

  1. the Greek letter Δ, δ (delta)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

delta n (definite singular deltaet, indefinite plural delta, definite plural deltaa)

  1. a river delta

Etymology 3[edit]

From del (part) + ta (take); i.e. to take (a) part in something

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Verb[edit]

delta (present tense deltek/deltar, past tense deltok, past participle delteke/deltatt, passive infinitive deltast, present participle deltakande, imperative delta)

  1. to participate
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Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta f

  1. delta
  2. (mathematics, colloquial) discriminant

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

delta m (plural deltas)

  1. delta (Greek letter)
  2. delta (landform at the mouth of a river)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dêlta/
  • Hyphenation: del‧ta

Noun[edit]

dȅlta f (Cyrillic spelling де̏лта)

  1. delta, the Greek letter Δ, δ

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta f (plural deltas)

  1. Greek letter delta.

Noun[edit]

delta m (plural deltas)

  1. (geography) A delta.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

Noun[edit]

delta n

  1. the Greek letter Δ, δ (delta)
  2. a river delta
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From del (part) + ta(ga) (take); i.e. to take (a) part in something

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

delta

  1. to participate
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