Wisconsin

EnglishEdit

 
Map highlighting Wisconsin

EtymologyEdit

The word has its origins in the name given to the Wisconsin River by one of the Algonquian-speaking American Indian groups living in the region at the time of European contact, the Menominee Wēskōhsek-Sēpēw (A Good Place to Live River)[1]; borrowed into French as Ouisconsin by French explorers.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US)
    • (weak vowel merger)
      • IPA(key): /wəˈskɑnsən/, [wəˈskɑn.sn̩]
      • IPA(key): /wəsˈkɑnsən/, [wəsˈkʰɑn.sn̩]
      • (with added n) (informal) IPA(key): /wɪnˈskɑnsən/
    • (without weak vowel merger) IPA(key): /wɪsˈkɑnsɪn/
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin

  1. A state of the United States.
  2. A river in the United States that flows from northern Wisconsin into the Mississippi.
  3. University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit


DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Wisconsin.

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin (genitive Wisconsins)

  1. Wisconsin (a state of the United States)

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Wisconsin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwiskonsin/, [ˈwis̠ko̞ns̠in]

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin

  1. Wisconsin (a state of the United States)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Wisconsin (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Wisconsin
genitive Wisconsinin
partitive Wisconsinia
illative Wisconsiniin
singular plural
nominative Wisconsin
accusative nom. Wisconsin
gen. Wisconsinin
genitive Wisconsinin
partitive Wisconsinia
inessive Wisconsinissa
elative Wisconsinista
illative Wisconsiniin
adessive Wisconsinilla
ablative Wisconsinilta
allative Wisconsinille
essive Wisconsinina
translative Wisconsiniksi
instructive
abessive Wisconsinitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Wisconsin (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Wisconsinini Wisconsinimme
2nd person Wisconsinisi Wisconsininne
3rd person Wisconsininsa

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Winsconsin.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin n (genitive Wisconsins)

  1. Wisconsin (a state of the United States)

ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

EtymologyEdit

From English Wisconsin.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin m

  1. Wisconsin (a state of the United States)

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

From English Wisconsin.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin n (indeclinable)

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

Further readingEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Wisconsin.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin m

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

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /wisˈkonsin/, [wisˈkõnsĩn]

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin m

  1. Wisconsin (a state of the United States)

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit