English edit

 
Map of US highlighting Delaware

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

The river in the northeastern United States was named for Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr (1577–1618). The people and the state were named for the river.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛləweə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɛləwɛɹ/
  • (file)

Proper noun edit

Delaware

  1. A river in the northeastern United States, running from the Catskills into the Atlantic Ocean at Delaware Bay.
  2. The Lenape people, the indigenous people of Lenapehoking, in what is now the Mid-Atlantic United States.
    Synonyms: Lenape, Leni Lenape, Lenni Lenape
  3. Two closely related Algonquian languages of these people, Munsee and Unami.
    Synonym: Lenape
  4. The first state of the United States. Capital: Dover. Largest city: Wilmington.
  5. A river in the United States that flows from northeast Kansas into the Kansas River.
  6. Several places in the United States, named for the people or the state.
    1. A city, the county seat of Delaware County, Ohio.
    2. A city in Delaware County, Iowa.
    3. A town in Sullivan County, New York.
    4. A town in Nowata County, Oklahoma.
    5. An unincorporated community in Ripley County, Indiana.
    6. An unincorporated community in Shannon County, Missouri.
    7. A ghost town in Keweenaw County, Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula.
    8. A number of townships in the United States, listed under Delaware Township.
  7. A community in Ontario, Canada.

Derived terms edit

Translations edit

Noun edit

Delaware (plural Delawares)

  1. A member of the Lenape / Delaware people.
  2. An American variety of grape, with compact bunches of small, sweet, amber-colored berries.

Translations edit

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Divisions of the United States of America in English (layout · text)
States: Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Connecticut · Delaware · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Idaho · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Kentucky · Louisiana · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Michigan · Minnesota · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · New Hampshire · New Jersey · New Mexico · New York · North Carolina · North Dakota · Ohio · Oklahoma · Oregon · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Carolina · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · Utah · Vermont · Virginia · Washington · West Virginia · Wisconsin · Wyoming
Federal District: Washington, D.C.
Territories: American Samoa · Guam · Northern Mariana Islands · Puerto Rico · United States minor outlying islands · United States Virgin Islands

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Anagrams edit

Danish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English Delaware.

Proper noun edit

Delaware (genitive Delawares)

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

Derived terms edit

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

From English Delaware.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdelɑʋe(ː)r/, [ˈde̞lɑ̝ʋe̞(ː)r]
  • IPA(key): /ˈdelɑʋɑre/, [ˈde̞lɑ̝ˌʋɑ̝re̞]
  • English pronunciation also used

Proper noun edit

Delaware

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

Declension edit

Inflection of Delaware (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative Delaware
genitive Delawaren
partitive Delawarea
illative Delawareen
singular plural
nominative Delaware
accusative nom. Delaware
gen. Delawaren
genitive Delawaren
partitive Delawarea
inessive Delawaressa
elative Delawaresta
illative Delawareen
adessive Delawarella
ablative Delawarelta
allative Delawarelle
essive Delawarena
translative Delawareksi
abessive Delawaretta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Delaware (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Delawareni
accusative nom. Delawareni
gen. Delawareni
genitive Delawareni
partitive Delawareani
inessive Delawaressani
elative Delawarestani
illative Delawareeni
adessive Delawarellani
ablative Delawareltani
allative Delawarelleni
essive Delawarenani
translative Delawarekseni
abessive Delawarettani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Delawaresi
accusative nom. Delawaresi
gen. Delawaresi
genitive Delawaresi
partitive Delawareasi
inessive Delawaressasi
elative Delawarestasi
illative Delawareesi
adessive Delawarellasi
ablative Delawareltasi
allative Delawarellesi
essive Delawarenasi
translative Delawareksesi
abessive Delawarettasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Delawaremme
accusative nom. Delawaremme
gen. Delawaremme
genitive Delawaremme
partitive Delawareamme
inessive Delawaressamme
elative Delawarestamme
illative Delawareemme
adessive Delawarellamme
ablative Delawareltamme
allative Delawarellemme
essive Delawarenamme
translative Delawareksemme
abessive Delawarettamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Delawarenne
accusative nom. Delawarenne
gen. Delawarenne
genitive Delawarenne
partitive Delawareanne
inessive Delawaressanne
elative Delawarestanne
illative Delawareenne
adessive Delawarellanne
ablative Delawareltanne
allative Delawarellenne
essive Delawarenanne
translative Delawareksenne
abessive Delawarettanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Delawarensa
accusative nom. Delawarensa
gen. Delawarensa
genitive Delawarensa
partitive Delawareaan
Delawareansa
inessive Delawaressaan
Delawaressansa
elative Delawarestaan
Delawarestansa
illative Delawareensa
adessive Delawarellaan
Delawarellansa
ablative Delawareltaan
Delawareltansa
allative Delawarelleen
Delawarellensa
essive Delawarenaan
Delawarenansa
translative Delawarekseen
Delawareksensa
abessive Delawarettaan
Delawarettansa
instructive
comitative

Inflects like risti in speech.

Italian edit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English Delaware.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Delaware m

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

Polish edit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English Delaware.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /dɛˈla.wɛr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -awɛr
  • Syllabification: De‧la‧ware

Proper noun edit

Delaware n (indeclinable)

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

Proper noun edit

Delaware f (indeclinable)

  1. Delaware (a river in the United States)

Further reading edit

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English Delaware.

Pronunciation edit

 
 

Proper noun edit

Delaware m

  1. Delaware (a river in the eastern United States)
  2. Delaware (a state of the United States)

Noun edit

Delaware m or f by sense (plural Delaware or Delawares)

  1. Alternative spelling of delaware

Slovak edit

 
Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Delaware n

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

References edit

  • Delaware”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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Proper noun edit

Delaware m

  1. Delaware (a state of the United States)

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