Missouri

EnglishEdit

 
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Map of US highlighting Missouri

EtymologyEdit

From a French adaptation of Miami wimihsoorita (the people who have dugout canoes), a term for the inhabitants of the area around the Missouri River.

Or from Miami mihsoori

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Missouri

  1. A state of the United States.
  2. The longest river in the United States, flowing from Montana to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis.
  3. A Native American tribe that originally lived in the Great Lakes region of United States.
  4. (historical) An organized territory in the United States during the nineteenth century.

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Usage notesEdit

  • The pronunciation of Missouri has been variable and debated since the 1600s. See Wikipedia for more.

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DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Missouri.

Proper nounEdit

Missouri (genitive Missouris)

  1. Missouri (a state of the United States)

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Missouri.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmisːuːri/, [ˈmis̠ːuːri]

Proper nounEdit

Missouri

  1. Missouri (a state of the United States)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Missouri (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Missouri
genitive Missourin
partitive Missouria
illative Missouriin
singular plural
nominative Missouri
accusative nom. Missouri
gen. Missourin
genitive Missourin
partitive Missouria
inessive Missourissa
elative Missourista
illative Missouriin
adessive Missourilla
ablative Missourilta
allative Missourille
essive Missourina
translative Missouriksi
instructive
abessive Missouritta
comitative
Possessive forms of Missouri (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Missourini Missourimme
2nd person Missourisi Missourinne
3rd person Missourinsa

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɪˈsuːʁi/ (spelling-based)
  • IPA(key): /mɪˈsuːɹi/, /-ˈzuːʁi/, /-ˈzuːɹi/, /-ˈzœ(ː)ɹi/ (approaching English; the last form is rare)

Proper nounEdit

Missouri n (genitive Missouris)

  1. Missouri (a state of the United States)

Proper nounEdit

Missouri m (genitive Missouris)

  1. Missouri (a river in the United States)

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Missouri.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

 
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Missouri m

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

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English Missouri, from a French adaptation of Miami wimihsoorita (the people who have dugout canoes), a term for the inhabitants of the area around the Missouri River.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Missouri n (indeclinable)

  1. Missouri (a state of the United States)

Proper nounEdit

Missouri f (indeclinable)

  1. Missouri (a river in the United States)

Further readingEdit

  • Missouri in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Missouri in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Missouri.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Missouri m

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