English

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Map of US highlighting Kentucky
 
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Etymology

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Unclear. Possibly from an Iroquoian word meaning "prairie"; compare Mohawk kenhtà:ke (the meadow), Seneca gëdá'geh (at the field).

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Kentucky

  1. A state of the United States. Capital: Frankfort; largest city: Louisville. Formally known as the Commonwealth of Kentucky, one of four such states known as Commonwealths.
  2. A village in Uralla Shire, on the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia.
  3. University of Kentucky.
  4. The Kentucky River, a river in the United States, a tributary of the Ohio River.
  5. An unincorporated community in Munising Township, Michigan.

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See also

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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

Danish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Kentucky.

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Kentucky (genitive Kentuckys)

  1. Kentucky (a state of the United States)

Finnish

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Etymology

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From English Kentucky.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkentɑki/, [ˈk̟e̞n̪t̪ɑ̝k̟i]

Proper noun

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Kentucky

  1. Kentucky (a state of the United States)

Declension

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  • After the pronunciation (more common):
Inflection of Kentucky (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative Kentucky
genitive Kentuckyn
partitive Kentuckya
illative Kentuckyyn
singular plural
nominative Kentucky
accusative nom. Kentucky
gen. Kentuckyn
genitive Kentuckyn
partitive Kentuckya
inessive Kentuckyssa
elative Kentuckysta
illative Kentuckyyn
adessive Kentuckylla
ablative Kentuckylta
allative Kentuckylle
essive Kentuckyna
translative Kentuckyksi
abessive Kentuckytta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Kentucky (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Kentuckyni
accusative nom. Kentuckyni
gen. Kentuckyni
genitive Kentuckyni
partitive Kentuckyani
inessive Kentuckyssani
elative Kentuckystani
illative Kentuckyyni
adessive Kentuckyllani
ablative Kentuckyltani
allative Kentuckylleni
essive Kentuckynani
translative Kentuckykseni
abessive Kentuckyttani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Kentuckysi
accusative nom. Kentuckysi
gen. Kentuckysi
genitive Kentuckysi
partitive Kentuckyasi
inessive Kentuckyssasi
elative Kentuckystasi
illative Kentuckyysi
adessive Kentuckyllasi
ablative Kentuckyltasi
allative Kentuckyllesi
essive Kentuckynasi
translative Kentuckyksesi
abessive Kentuckyttasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Kentuckymme
accusative nom. Kentuckymme
gen. Kentuckymme
genitive Kentuckymme
partitive Kentuckyamme
inessive Kentuckyssamme
elative Kentuckystamme
illative Kentuckyymme
adessive Kentuckyllamme
ablative Kentuckyltamme
allative Kentuckyllemme
essive Kentuckynamme
translative Kentuckyksemme
abessive Kentuckyttamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Kentuckynne
accusative nom. Kentuckynne
gen. Kentuckynne
genitive Kentuckynne
partitive Kentuckyanne
inessive Kentuckyssanne
elative Kentuckystanne
illative Kentuckyynne
adessive Kentuckyllanne
ablative Kentuckyltanne
allative Kentuckyllenne
essive Kentuckynanne
translative Kentuckyksenne
abessive Kentuckyttanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Kentuckynsa
accusative nom. Kentuckynsa
gen. Kentuckynsa
genitive Kentuckynsa
partitive Kentuckyaan
Kentuckyansa
inessive Kentuckyssaan
Kentuckyssansa
elative Kentuckystaan
Kentuckystansa
illative Kentuckyynsa
adessive Kentuckyllaan
Kentuckyllansa
ablative Kentuckyltaan
Kentuckyltansa
allative Kentuckylleen
Kentuckyllensa
essive Kentuckynaan
Kentuckynansa
translative Kentuckykseen
Kentuckyksensa
abessive Kentuckyttaan
Kentuckyttansa
instructive
comitative
  • After the spelling:
Inflection of Kentucky (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative Kentucky
genitive Kentuckyn
partitive Kentuckyä
illative Kentuckyyn
singular plural
nominative Kentucky
accusative nom. Kentucky
gen. Kentuckyn
genitive Kentuckyn
partitive Kentuckyä
inessive Kentuckyssä
elative Kentuckystä
illative Kentuckyyn
adessive Kentuckyllä
ablative Kentuckyltä
allative Kentuckylle
essive Kentuckynä
translative Kentuckyksi
abessive Kentuckyttä
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Kentucky (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Kentuckyni
accusative nom. Kentuckyni
gen. Kentuckyni
genitive Kentuckyni
partitive Kentuckyäni
inessive Kentuckyssäni
elative Kentuckystäni
illative Kentuckyyni
adessive Kentuckylläni
ablative Kentuckyltäni
allative Kentuckylleni
essive Kentuckynäni
translative Kentuckykseni
abessive Kentuckyttäni
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Kentuckysi
accusative nom. Kentuckysi
gen. Kentuckysi
genitive Kentuckysi
partitive Kentuckyäsi
inessive Kentuckyssäsi
elative Kentuckystäsi
illative Kentuckyysi
adessive Kentuckylläsi
ablative Kentuckyltäsi
allative Kentuckyllesi
essive Kentuckynäsi
translative Kentuckyksesi
abessive Kentuckyttäsi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Kentuckymme
accusative nom. Kentuckymme
gen. Kentuckymme
genitive Kentuckymme
partitive Kentuckyämme
inessive Kentuckyssämme
elative Kentuckystämme
illative Kentuckyymme
adessive Kentuckyllämme
ablative Kentuckyltämme
allative Kentuckyllemme
essive Kentuckynämme
translative Kentuckyksemme
abessive Kentuckyttämme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Kentuckynne
accusative nom. Kentuckynne
gen. Kentuckynne
genitive Kentuckynne
partitive Kentuckyänne
inessive Kentuckyssänne
elative Kentuckystänne
illative Kentuckyynne
adessive Kentuckyllänne
ablative Kentuckyltänne
allative Kentuckyllenne
essive Kentuckynänne
translative Kentuckyksenne
abessive Kentuckyttänne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Kentuckynsä
accusative nom. Kentuckynsä
gen. Kentuckynsä
genitive Kentuckynsä
partitive Kentuckyään
Kentuckyänsä
inessive Kentuckyssään
Kentuckyssänsä
elative Kentuckystään
Kentuckystänsä
illative Kentuckyynsä
adessive Kentuckyllään
Kentuckyllänsä
ablative Kentuckyltään
Kentuckyltänsä
allative Kentuckylleen
Kentuckyllensä
essive Kentuckynään
Kentuckynänsä
translative Kentuckykseen
Kentuckyksensä
abessive Kentuckyttään
Kentuckyttänsä
instructive
comitative
  • In speech, inflects like risti.

French

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Kentucky.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kɑ̃.ty.ki/, /kɑ̃.tɔ.ki/, /kɛn.tœ.ki/
  • Audio:(file)

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Kentucky m

  1. Kentucky (a state of the United States)

Italian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Kentucky.

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Kentucky m

  1. Kentucky (a state of the United States)

Polish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Kentucky.

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  • IPA(key): /kɛnˈta.ki/
  • Rhymes: -aki
  • Syllabification: Ken‧tu‧cky

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Kentucky n (indeclinable)

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

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Portuguese

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English Kentucky.

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Kentucky m

  1. Kentucky (a state of the United States)

Romanian

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Proper noun

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Kentucky n

  1. Kentucky (a state of the United States)

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Pronunciation

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Kentucky n (genitive singular Kentucky)

  1. Kentucky (a state of the United States)

References

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  • Kentucky”, 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

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kenˈtaki/ [kẽn̪ˈt̪a.ki]
  • IPA(key): /kenˈtoki/ [kẽn̪ˈt̪o.ki]

Proper noun

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Kentucky m

  1. Kentucky (a state of the United States)

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