English

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Map of US highlighting Nebraska

Etymology

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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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Translations

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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

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Danish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Nebraska.

Proper noun

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Nebraska (genitive Nebraskas)

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)

Finnish

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Etymology

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From English Nebraska.

Pronunciation

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

Proper noun

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Nebraska

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)

Declension

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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
abessive Nebraskatta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Nebraska (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Nebraskani
accusative nom. Nebraskani
gen. Nebraskani
genitive Nebraskani
partitive Nebraskaani
inessive Nebraskassani
elative Nebraskastani
illative Nebraskaani
adessive Nebraskallani
ablative Nebraskaltani
allative Nebraskalleni
essive Nebraskanani
translative Nebraskakseni
abessive Nebraskattani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Nebraskasi
accusative nom. Nebraskasi
gen. Nebraskasi
genitive Nebraskasi
partitive Nebraskaasi
inessive Nebraskassasi
elative Nebraskastasi
illative Nebraskaasi
adessive Nebraskallasi
ablative Nebraskaltasi
allative Nebraskallesi
essive Nebraskanasi
translative Nebraskaksesi
abessive Nebraskattasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Nebraskamme
accusative nom. Nebraskamme
gen. Nebraskamme
genitive Nebraskamme
partitive Nebraskaamme
inessive Nebraskassamme
elative Nebraskastamme
illative Nebraskaamme
adessive Nebraskallamme
ablative Nebraskaltamme
allative Nebraskallemme
essive Nebraskanamme
translative Nebraskaksemme
abessive Nebraskattamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Nebraskanne
accusative nom. Nebraskanne
gen. Nebraskanne
genitive Nebraskanne
partitive Nebraskaanne
inessive Nebraskassanne
elative Nebraskastanne
illative Nebraskaanne
adessive Nebraskallanne
ablative Nebraskaltanne
allative Nebraskallenne
essive Nebraskananne
translative Nebraskaksenne
abessive Nebraskattanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Nebraskansa
accusative nom. Nebraskansa
gen. Nebraskansa
genitive Nebraskansa
partitive Nebraskaansa
inessive Nebraskassaan
Nebraskassansa
elative Nebraskastaan
Nebraskastansa
illative Nebraskaansa
adessive Nebraskallaan
Nebraskallansa
ablative Nebraskaltaan
Nebraskaltansa
allative Nebraskalleen
Nebraskallensa
essive Nebraskanaan
Nebraskanansa
translative Nebraskakseen
Nebraskaksensa
abessive Nebraskattaan
Nebraskattansa
instructive
comitative

Italian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Nebraska.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /neˈbra.ska/
  • Rhymes: -aska
  • Hyphenation: Ne‧brà‧ska

Proper noun

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Nebraska m

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)

Polish

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing 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.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /nɛbˈras.ka/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -aska
  • Syllabification: Neb‧ras‧ka

Proper noun

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Nebraska f

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)

Declension

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Further reading

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Slovak

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Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Nebraska f (genitive singular Nebrasky, declension pattern of žena)

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)

References

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  • Nebraska”, 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): /neˈbɾaska/ [neˈβ̞ɾas.ka]
  • Rhymes: -aska
  • Syllabification: Ne‧bras‧ka

Proper noun

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Nebraska f

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)
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Tagalog

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Nebraska.

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Nebraska (Baybayin spelling ᜈᜒᜊ᜔ᜇᜐ᜔ᜃ)

  1. Nebraska (a state of the United States)