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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From delta, the symbol being an inverted delta

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

del (plural dels)

  1. (analysis) The symbol ∇ used to denote the gradient operator.
  2. (mathematics) the symbol , in the context of a partial differential
SynonymsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See deal

NounEdit

del (plural dels)

  1. (obsolete) a part, portion

Etymology 3Edit

Shortening

AbbreviationEdit

del

  1. delegate
  2. delegation
  3. delete
  4. delineavit

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

VerbEdit

del

  1. to exit
  2. to go out

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a contraction of the preposition de (of, from) + masculine singular article el (the).

ContractionEdit

del m

  1. of the, from the

BretonEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

del f (singulative delienn)

  1. foliage, leaves

BurarraEdit

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

del

  1. Contraction of the preposition de and the article el. of the

Further readingEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish del, contraction of ‘de el.’

ContractionEdit

del

  1. (obsolete) of the, from the (only in names with Spanish origins or in phrases with Spanish construct)

Related termsEdit


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /deːl/, [d̥eːˀl]

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailą, *dailiz (part, portion, deal).

NounEdit

del c (singular definite delen, plural indefinite dele)

  1. part, portion
  2. proportion
  3. share, portion
  4. section
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See dele (to divide, share, split).

VerbEdit

del

  1. imperative of dele

DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch delle (valley; dune valley), from Old Dutch della (valley; (geography) depression; dune valley). Related to dal (dale, valley) and doel (target, goal). Cognate with English dell.

NounEdit

del n (plural dellen, diminutive delletje n)

  1. dune valley
  2. dell, small depression in a landscape

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

del f (plural dellen, diminutive delletje n)

  1. trollop, floozie

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From contraction of preposition de (of, from) + third-person masculine singular pronoun el (he, him, it)

ContractionEdit

del m (feminine dela, masculine plural deles, feminine plural delas)

  1. of him, of it, from him, from it

IdoEdit

PrepositionEdit

del

  1. Contraction of de la (from the).

Usage notesEdit

This is optional, you can also use de l'...


InterlinguaEdit

PrepositionEdit

del

  1. Contraction of de le (of the).

IstriotEdit

ContractionEdit

del

  1. Contraction of de (of) + el (the)
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 29:
      Ti son la manduleîna del mio core;
      You are the almond of my heart;

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • prep di + article il

ContractionEdit

del

  1. of the, from the (+ a masculine noun in singular).

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

del

  1. rafsi of delno.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailą, *dailiz (part, portion, deal).

NounEdit

del m (definite singular delen, indefinite plural deler, definite plural delene)

  1. part, portion, share
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

del

  1. imperative of dele

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailą, *dailiz (part, portion, deal).

NounEdit

del m (definite singular delen, indefinite plural delar, definite plural delane)

  1. part, portion, share
    Synonyms: lut

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


NovialEdit

ContractionEdit

del

  1. of the; contraction of de + li

OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

ContractionEdit

del

  1. Contraction of de + lo

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

ContractionEdit

del

  1. contraction of de + le (of the)

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *dailiz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dēl m

  1. part, share, portion
  2. unit, word

DeclensionEdit



RomaniEdit

VerbEdit

del

  1. to give

Derived termsEdit


SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *dělъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dél m inan (genitive déla, nominative plural déli)

  1. part

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • prep de + article el

ContractionEdit

del

  1. of the, from the (+ a masculine noun in singular).

SynonymsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish del, from Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailiz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰail-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

del c

  1. part (of a whole); share

DeclensionEdit

Declension of del 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative del delen delar delarna
Genitive dels delens delars delarnas

See alsoEdit


VolapükEdit

WelshEdit

AdjectiveEdit

del

  1. pretty

West FrisianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

del

  1. down