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See also: Dele, déle, dêle, dėlė, and dé le

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēlē, second person singular imperative of dēleo (delete).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dele (third-person singular simple present deles, present participle deleing, simple past and past participle deled)

  1. (printing, usually imperative) to delete

NounEdit

dele (plural deles)

  1. (printing) a sign signifying deletion

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *dailjā, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-l-. Compare Old English delu (teat). More at djalë. Possibly the source of the Illyrian tribe name Dalmatae.

NounEdit

dele f (indefinite plural dele, definite singular delja, definite plural delet)

  1. sheep
  2. ewe

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /deːlə/, [d̥eːlə]

Etymology 1Edit

From del (part, portion) +‎ -e, from Middle Low German dēlen.

VerbEdit

dele (imperative del, infinitive at dele, present tense deler, past tense delte, perfect tense er/har delt)

  1. divide
  2. share
  3. split

Etymology 2Edit

See del (part, portion).

NounEdit

dele c

  1. plural indefinite of del

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːlə

VerbEdit

dele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of delen

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German dele, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *þiljǭ. Doublet of thylle (thill).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dele (plural deles)

  1. plank
DescendantsEdit
  • English: deal (plank)
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English dǣl.

NounEdit

dele

  1. Alternative form of del (amount, part)

Etymology 3Edit

From Old English dǣlan.

VerbEdit

dele

  1. Alternative form of delen

Etymology 4Edit

From Old English dēofol.

NounEdit

dele

  1. Alternative form of devel

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German delen

VerbEdit

dele (imperative del, present tense deler, passive deles, simple past delte, past participle delt)

  1. to divide
  2. to split
  3. to share

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German delen and Old Norse deila

VerbEdit

dele (present tense deler, past tense delte, past participle delt, passive infinitive delast, present participle delande, imperative del)

  1. to divide
  2. to split
  3. to share

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

dele m sg (plural deles, feminine dela, feminine plural delas)

  1. Contraction of de (of) and ele (him)
    • 2007, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e as Relíquias da Morte (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows), Rocco, page 373:
      Devíamos fechar os olhos dele.
      We should close his eyes.
QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:dele.

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

dele

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of delir
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of delir

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

dele

  1. Compound of the formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of dar, and the pronoun le.

SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

dele (needs class)

  1. coffee pot (pot for coffee)


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at coffee pot. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see dele in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) August 2009


VolapükEdit

NounEdit

dele

  1. dative singular of del