Nebraska

EnglishEdit

 
Map of US highlighting Nebraska

EtymologyEdit

Probably from archaic Chiwere Ñí Brásge, pronounced [ˌɲĩˈbɾaskɛ] (contemporary Chiwere Ñí Bráhge), or the Omaha-Ponca Ní Btháska, pronounced [ˌnĩˈbˡðaska], both meaning "flat water," after the Platte River that flows through the state.

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Nebraska

  1. A state in the Midwestern region of the United States. Capital: Lincoln. Largest city: Omaha.
    Synonym: Cornhusker State
  2. (historical) A former territory (1854–1867) of the United States, encompassing areas of what is today Nebraska, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Colorado, and Montana. Capital: Omaha.
  3. Several other places in the United States, named for the state or territory:
    1. A township in Livingston County, Illinois.
    2. An unincorporated community in Jennings County, Indiana.
    3. A ghost town in Scott County, Arkansas.
    4. A ghost town in Pickaway County, Ohio
  4. University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Nebraska.

Proper nounEdit

Nebraska (genitive Nebraskas)

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Nebraska.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnebrɑskɑ/, [ˈne̞brɑs̠kɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ebrɑskɑ
  • Syllabification: Neb‧ras‧ka

Proper nounEdit

Nebraska

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Nebraska (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Nebraska
genitive Nebraskan
partitive Nebraskaa
illative Nebraskaan
singular plural
nominative Nebraska
accusative nom. Nebraska
gen. Nebraskan
genitive Nebraskan
partitive Nebraskaa
inessive Nebraskassa
elative Nebraskasta
illative Nebraskaan
adessive Nebraskalla
ablative Nebraskalta
allative Nebraskalle
essive Nebraskana
translative Nebraskaksi
instructive
abessive Nebraskatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Nebraska (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person Nebraskani Nebraskamme
2nd person Nebraskasi Nebraskanne
3rd person Nebraskansa

ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From English Nebraska.

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Nebraska m

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

From English Nebraska, probably from archaic Chiwere Ñí Brásge or Omaha-Ponca Ní Btháska, both meaning "flat water," after the Platte River that flows through the state.

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Nebraska f

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)

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Further readingEdit

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

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /neˈbɾaska/, [neˈβ̞ɾas.ka]

Proper nounEdit

Nebraska f

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)

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