See also: Illinois'

English edit

 
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Map of US highlighting Illinois

Etymology edit

From a French adaptation of an Algonquian (perhaps Ojibwe) name derived from Miami ilenweewa (he speaks the regular way).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪləˈnɔɪ/, (archaic) /ˌɪləˈnɔɪz/
  • (file)

Proper noun edit

Illinois

  1. A state of the United States, named for the people.
  2. A confederation of Algonquian tribes who lived in the Mississippi River Valley.
  3. The Algonquian language spoken by these tribes; the Miami-Illinois language.
    • 1917, Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, page 91:
      Another interesting Illinois word is the name of the celebrated chief, which the French made Chachagouache.
    • 2004, Sandy Nestor, Indian Placenames in America, volume 1, page 61:
      PISTAKEE LAKE (Lake) Part of the Chain of Lakes, Pistakee is an Illinois word taken from pestekouy, meaning "buffalo"[.]
    • 2005, Jennifer Lee, The Illinois Confederacy of Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, ..., page 5:
      These words are believed to have come from the Illinois word "irenweewa," which meant "he speaks in the ordinary way."
    • 2013, Brett Rushforth, Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries, page 56:
      Another Illinois word describing physical detention, kikiȣnakiȣi, meant “slave” in the seventeenth century, but in modern usage the root has softened into a meaning that suggests being detained, held up, or merely running late.
  4. A river in United States that flows from Grundy County, Illinois into the Mississippi River.
  5. A river in Colorado, United States that flows from the Never Summer Mountains in the Rockies into the Michigan River.
  6. A river in Oklahoma, United States that flows from the Ozarks into the Arkansas River.
  7. A river in Oregon, United States that flows from the southwestern corner of the state into the Rogue River.
  8. Some townships in the United States, listed under Illinois Township.
  9. University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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Noun edit

Illinois (plural Illinois)

  1. A member of the above-mentioned tribe.

Translations edit

See also edit

Divisions of the United States of America in English (layout · text)
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Anagrams edit

Danish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English Illinois.

Proper noun edit

Illinois (genitive Illinois')

  1. Illinois (a state of the United States)

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

From English Illinois.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈilːinoi̯s/, [ˈilːino̞i̯s̠]
  • Rhymes: -ilːinois
  • Syllabification(key): Il‧li‧nois

Proper noun edit

Illinois

  1. Illinois (a state of the United States)

Declension edit

Inflection of Illinois (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Illinois
genitive Illinoisin
partitive Illinoisia
illative Illinoisiin
singular plural
nominative Illinois
accusative nom. Illinois
gen. Illinoisin
genitive Illinoisin
partitive Illinoisia
inessive Illinoisissa
elative Illinoisista
illative Illinoisiin
adessive Illinoisilla
ablative Illinoisilta
allative Illinoisille
essive Illinoisina
translative Illinoisiksi
abessive Illinoisitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Illinois (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Illinoisini
accusative nom. Illinoisini
gen. Illinoisini
genitive Illinoisini
partitive Illinoisiani
inessive Illinoisissani
elative Illinoisistani
illative Illinoisiini
adessive Illinoisillani
ablative Illinoisiltani
allative Illinoisilleni
essive Illinoisinani
translative Illinoisikseni
abessive Illinoisittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Illinoisisi
accusative nom. Illinoisisi
gen. Illinoisisi
genitive Illinoisisi
partitive Illinoisiasi
inessive Illinoisissasi
elative Illinoisistasi
illative Illinoisiisi
adessive Illinoisillasi
ablative Illinoisiltasi
allative Illinoisillesi
essive Illinoisinasi
translative Illinoisiksesi
abessive Illinoisittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Illinoisimme
accusative nom. Illinoisimme
gen. Illinoisimme
genitive Illinoisimme
partitive Illinoisiamme
inessive Illinoisissamme
elative Illinoisistamme
illative Illinoisiimme
adessive Illinoisillamme
ablative Illinoisiltamme
allative Illinoisillemme
essive Illinoisinamme
translative Illinoisiksemme
abessive Illinoisittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Illinoisinne
accusative nom. Illinoisinne
gen. Illinoisinne
genitive Illinoisinne
partitive Illinoisianne
inessive Illinoisissanne
elative Illinoisistanne
illative Illinoisiinne
adessive Illinoisillanne
ablative Illinoisiltanne
allative Illinoisillenne
essive Illinoisinanne
translative Illinoisiksenne
abessive Illinoisittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Illinoisinsa
accusative nom. Illinoisinsa
gen. Illinoisinsa
genitive Illinoisinsa
partitive Illinoisiaan
Illinoisiansa
inessive Illinoisissaan
Illinoisissansa
elative Illinoisistaan
Illinoisistansa
illative Illinoisiinsa
adessive Illinoisillaan
Illinoisillansa
ablative Illinoisiltaan
Illinoisiltansa
allative Illinoisilleen
Illinoisillensa
essive Illinoisinaan
Illinoisinansa
translative Illinoisikseen
Illinoisiksensa
abessive Illinoisittaan
Illinoisittansa
instructive
comitative

French edit

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Illinois m

  1. Illinois (a state of the United States)

German edit

Etymology edit

From French Illinois, chiefly through English Illinois.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪliˌnɔʏ̯/
  • IPA(key): /ˌɪliˈnɔʏ̯/ (probably less common)
  • (file)
    (unclear which stress pattern is used)

Proper noun edit

Illinois n (proper noun, genitive Illinois' or (with an article) Illinois)

  1. Illinois (a state of the United States)

Italian edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English Illinois.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /il.liˈnɔjs/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɔjs
  • Hyphenation: Il‧li‧nòis

Proper noun edit

Illinois m

  1. Illinois (a state of the United States)

References edit

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

Polish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English Illinois, from a French adaptation of an Algonquian name derived from Miami ilenweewa (he speaks the regular way).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /iˈli.nɔj/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -inɔj
  • Syllabification: I‧lli‧nois

Proper noun edit

Illinois n (indeclinable)

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

Further reading edit

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English Illinois.

Proper noun edit

Illinois m

  1. Illinois (a state of the United States)

Slovak edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Illinois m inan (genitive singular Illinoisu, declension pattern of dub)

  1. Illinois (a state of the United States)

References edit

  • Illinois”, 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

Spanish edit

Proper noun edit

Illinois m

  1. Illinois (a state of the United States)

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Swedish edit

Proper noun edit

Illinois n (genitive Illinois)

  1. Illinois (a state of the United States)