English

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Map of US highlighting Minnesota

Etymology

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From Lakota mní šóta (literally cloudy water).

Pronunciation

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmɪnɪˈsoʊtə/, [ˌmɪnɪˈsoʊɾə]
  • Audio (Midland US, female voice):(file)
  • Audio (Minnesota, male voice):(file)
  • Rhymes: -əʊtə

Proper noun

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Minnesota

  1. A state in the Upper Midwest region of the United States. Capital: Saint Paul. Largest city: Minneapolis.
  2. A tributary of the Mississippi River in southern Minnesota.
  3. (historical) A former territory (1849–1858) of the United States, encompassing the modern state and part of the Dakotas. Capital: Saint Paul.
  4. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

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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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Czech

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Minnesota f (related adjective minnesotský, demonym Minnesoťan)

  1. Minnesota (a state of the United States)

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Danish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Minnesota.

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Minnesota (genitive Minnesotas)

  1. Minnesota (a state of the United States)

Finnish

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Etymology

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From English Minnesota.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈminːesotɑ/, [ˈminːe̞ˌs̠o̞t̪ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -otɑ
  • Syllabification(key): Min‧ne‧so‧ta

Proper noun

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Minnesota

  1. Minnesota (a state of the United States)

Declension

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Inflection of Minnesota (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative Minnesota
genitive Minnesotan
partitive Minnesotaa
illative Minnesotaan
singular plural
nominative Minnesota
accusative nom. Minnesota
gen. Minnesotan
genitive Minnesotan
partitive Minnesotaa
inessive Minnesotassa
elative Minnesotasta
illative Minnesotaan
adessive Minnesotalla
ablative Minnesotalta
allative Minnesotalle
essive Minnesotana
translative Minnesotaksi
abessive Minnesotatta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Minnesota (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Minnesotani
accusative nom. Minnesotani
gen. Minnesotani
genitive Minnesotani
partitive Minnesotaani
inessive Minnesotassani
elative Minnesotastani
illative Minnesotaani
adessive Minnesotallani
ablative Minnesotaltani
allative Minnesotalleni
essive Minnesotanani
translative Minnesotakseni
abessive Minnesotattani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Minnesotasi
accusative nom. Minnesotasi
gen. Minnesotasi
genitive Minnesotasi
partitive Minnesotaasi
inessive Minnesotassasi
elative Minnesotastasi
illative Minnesotaasi
adessive Minnesotallasi
ablative Minnesotaltasi
allative Minnesotallesi
essive Minnesotanasi
translative Minnesotaksesi
abessive Minnesotattasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Minnesotamme
accusative nom. Minnesotamme
gen. Minnesotamme
genitive Minnesotamme
partitive Minnesotaamme
inessive Minnesotassamme
elative Minnesotastamme
illative Minnesotaamme
adessive Minnesotallamme
ablative Minnesotaltamme
allative Minnesotallemme
essive Minnesotanamme
translative Minnesotaksemme
abessive Minnesotattamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Minnesotanne
accusative nom. Minnesotanne
gen. Minnesotanne
genitive Minnesotanne
partitive Minnesotaanne
inessive Minnesotassanne
elative Minnesotastanne
illative Minnesotaanne
adessive Minnesotallanne
ablative Minnesotaltanne
allative Minnesotallenne
essive Minnesotananne
translative Minnesotaksenne
abessive Minnesotattanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Minnesotansa
accusative nom. Minnesotansa
gen. Minnesotansa
genitive Minnesotansa
partitive Minnesotaansa
inessive Minnesotassaan
Minnesotassansa
elative Minnesotastaan
Minnesotastansa
illative Minnesotaansa
adessive Minnesotallaan
Minnesotallansa
ablative Minnesotaltaan
Minnesotaltansa
allative Minnesotalleen
Minnesotallensa
essive Minnesotanaan
Minnesotanansa
translative Minnesotakseen
Minnesotaksensa
abessive Minnesotattaan
Minnesotattansa
instructive
comitative

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Italian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Minnesota.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /min.neˈzɔ.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ɔta
  • Hyphenation: Min‧ne‧sò‧ta

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Minnesota m

  1. Minnesota (a state of the United States)

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Latin

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Minnesōta f sg (genitive Minnesōtae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Minnesota

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First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Minnesōta
Genitive Minnesōtae
Dative Minnesōtae
Accusative Minnesōtam
Ablative Minnesōtā
Vocative Minnesōta
Locative Minnesōtae

Polish

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English Minnesota, from Lakota mní sóta (literally cloudy water).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mi.nɛˈsɔ.ta/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔta
  • Syllabification: Mi‧nne‧so‧ta

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Minnesota f

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

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adjective

Further reading

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English Minnesota.

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Minnesota m

  1. Minnesota (a state of the United States)

Slovak

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Minnesota f (genitive singular Minnesoty, declension pattern of žena)

  1. Minnesota (a state of the United States)

References

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  • Minnesota”, 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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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mineˈsota/ [mi.neˈso.t̪a]
  • Rhymes: -ota

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Minnesota f

  1. Minnesota (a state of the United States)
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