Chicago

EnglishEdit

 
The Chicago skyline

EtymologyEdit

From French Chécagou, a transcription of Miami [Term?] or Potawatomi shikaakwa (wild onion, leek; striped skunk). Compare Ojibwe zhigaagawanzh / zhigaagawinzh (onion, leek), zhigaag (striped skunk).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ʃɪˈkɑ.ɡoʊ/, /ʃɪˈkɔ.ɡoʊ/
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Proper nounEdit

Chicago

  1. A large city, the county seat of Cook County, in northeastern Illinois, United States, located on Lake Michigan.
    Synonyms: (slang) Chi, (US, slang) Chiraq, (informal) Chi-Town, (US, informal) Hogtown, (vulgar, derogatory) Shitcago, (informal) The Windy City

Usage notesEdit

In Chicago-related contexts, the word Chicago is often used to refer to certain attributes conventionally associated with the city, such as being tough and hearty, bustling and diverse, or ruthless and corrupt.[4][5][6]

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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Dialects Of Illinois, Chicago samples 3 and 6”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 21 August 2012, archived from the original on 21 August 2012
  2. ^ Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's pronunciation of the city's name
  3. ^ Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's pronunciation of the city's name
  4. ^ “Welcome Back, Amphitheatre”, in Chicago Tribune, December 7, 1987, page 20: “And, in a uniquely Chicago way, it was host for a perpetual, cosmopolitan feast of sights, sounds and smells.”
  5. ^ Vincent M. Lizzo (April 22, 1994), “City of Rain”, in Chicago Reader[2]: “Some of our real police-type deputies set up a deal on him and took him down in just two days. A very Chicago kind of crime, complete with a moral: the police don't tolerate outsiders messing on their turf.”
  6. ^ Elizabeth Canning Blackwell (2004) Frommer's Portable Chicago[3], 4th edition, →ISBN, page 81: “Heavy, filling and very Chicago, Mr. Beef really hops during lunchtime, when dusty construction workers and suit-wearing businessmen crowd in for their meaty fix.”

CatalanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Chicago m

  1. Chicago (a large city in Illinois, United States)

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Chicago n

  1. Chicago (a large city in Illinois, United States)

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Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Chicago in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • Chicago in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DutchEdit

 
Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Chicago.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌʃiˈkaː.ɡoː/, /ˌtʃiˈkaː.ɡoː/
  • Hyphenation: Chi‧ca‧go

Proper nounEdit

Chicago n

  1. Chicago (a large city in Illinois, United States)

FrenchEdit

 
French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Chicago f

  1. Chicago (a large city in Illinois, United States)

HungarianEdit

 Chicago on Hungarian Wikipedia

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡ʃikaːɡoː]
  • Hyphenation: Chi‧ca‧go
  • Rhymes: -ɡoː

Proper nounEdit

Chicago

  1. Chicago (a large city in Illinois, United States)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Chicago
singular plural
nominative Chicago
accusative Chicagót
dative Chicagónak
instrumental Chicagóval
causal-final Chicagóért
translative Chicagóvá
terminative Chicagóig
essive-formal Chicagóként
essive-modal
inessive Chicagóban
superessive Chicagón
adessive Chicagónál
illative Chicagóba
sublative Chicagóra
allative Chicagóhoz
elative Chicagóból
delative Chicagóról
ablative Chicagótól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Chicagóé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Chicagóéi
Possessive forms of Chicago
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Chicagóm
2nd person sing. Chicagód
3rd person sing. Chicagója
1st person plural Chicagónk
2nd person plural Chicagótok
3rd person plural Chicagójuk

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English, from Miami or Potawatomi shikaakwa (wild onion, leek; striped skunk), via the French transcription Chécagou.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃiˈka.ɡo/, (careful style) */ʃiˈka.ɡo/[1]
  • Hyphenation: Chi‧cà‧go
 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Proper nounEdit

Chicago f

  1. Chicago (a large city in Illinois)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Chicago in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Chicago.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ʃiˈka.ɡu/, [ʃiˈka.ɡu]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ʃiˈka.ɡu/, [ʃiˈka.ɣu]

  • Hyphenation: Chi‧ca‧go
  • Rhymes: -aɡu

Proper nounEdit

Chicago f

  1. Chicago (a large city in Illinois, United States)

SlovakEdit

 
Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Chicago n (genitive Chicaga, declension pattern of mesto)

  1. Chicago (a city in Illinois, United States)

ReferencesEdit

  • Chicago in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃiˈkaɡo/, [t͡ʃiˈka.ɣ̞o]
  • (less common, imitating English pronunciation) IPA(key): /ʃiˈkaɡo/, [ʃiˈka.ɣ̞o]

Proper nounEdit

Chicago ?

  1. Chicago (a large city in Illinois, United States)

TatarEdit

Proper nounEdit

Chicago

  1. Chicago (a large city in Illinois, United States)

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