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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, probably Miami meskonsing (it lies red), borrowed into French as Ouisconsin by French explorers; compare Ojibwe misko- (red), -osin (to lie) and -ing (locative suffix).

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

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DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Wisconsin.

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin (genitive Wisconsins)

  1. Wisconsin

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Wisconsin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋiskonsin/, [ˈʋis̠ko̞ns̠in]
  • Hyphenation: Wis‧con‧sin

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin

  1. Wisconsin (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

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Winsconsin.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin n (genitive Wisconsins)

  1. Wisconsin

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)

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

Proper nounEdit

Wisconsin m

  1. Wisconsin

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