Long Island

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌlɔŋ ˈaɪlənd/, (NYC) [ˌlɔəŋ(ɡ) ˈɑɪlənd]
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌlɒŋ ˈaɪlənd/

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch Lange Eylandt, e.g early "'t Lange Eylandt alias Matouwacs".

 
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Proper nounEdit

Long Island

  1. The biggest and longest island of the contiguous United States, located in the state of New York.
    • 1992 April 5, "The Full House", Jeeves and Wooster, Series 3, Episode 2:
      B. Wooster: Of all the places on this great planet of ours, West Neck, Long Island, has chosen to be the most unexciting. The last time anything remotely interesting happened here was in 1842, when a tree fell over. They still talk about it in the village.
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Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

 
windward shore of Long Island, The Bahamas

Proper nounEdit

Long Island

  1. A district and long, thin island of the Bahamas, known as the most scenic island in the country.
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Proper nounEdit

Long Island

  1. Long Island (any place called "Long Island" in English, particularly an island to the east of New York City)

DeclensionEdit

  • on Long Island = Long Islandilla (adessive case)
Inflection of Long Island (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Long Island Long Islandit
genitive Long Islandin Long Islandien
partitive Long Islandia Long Islandeja
illative Long Islandiin Long Islandeihin
singular plural
nominative Long Island Long Islandit
accusative nom. Long Island Long Islandit
gen. Long Islandin
genitive Long Islandin Long Islandien
partitive Long Islandia Long Islandeja
inessive Long Islandissa Long Islandeissa
elative Long Islandista Long Islandeista
illative Long Islandiin Long Islandeihin
adessive Long Islandilla Long Islandeilla
ablative Long Islandilta Long Islandeilta
allative Long Islandille Long Islandeille
essive Long Islandina Long Islandeina
translative Long Islandiksi Long Islandeiksi
instructive Long Islandein
abessive Long Islanditta Long Islandeitta
comitative Long Islandeineen
Possessive forms of Long Island (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Long Islandini Long Islandimme
2nd person Long Islandisi Long Islandinne
3rd person Long Islandinsa