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

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
    Synonyms: berr, lukër
  2. ewe

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse deila (to divide, allot), from Proto-Germanic *dailijaną, cognate of English deal and German teilen. In older Danish, the verb meant "to take to court”. The present verb has been influenced by Middle Low German dēlen (to divide).

VerbEdit

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

  1. divide
  2. share
  3. split

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

dele c

  1. indefinite plural of del

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːlə

VerbEdit

dele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of delen

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

dēlē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dēleō

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
  • Scots: deal
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

ReferencesEdit


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)
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using 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

Serbo-CroatianEdit

VerbEdit

dele (Cyrillic spelling деле)

  1. third-person plural present of deliti

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

dele

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

SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

dele (n class, plural dele)

  1. a type of coffee pot (pot for coffee)

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

dele

  1. dative singular of del