EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested since 1954. Clipping of delicatessen, from German Delikatessen, plural of Delikatesse (delicacy, fine food), from French délicatesse, derived from the adjective délicat, from Latin delicatus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

deli (plural delis)

  1. (informal) A shop that sells cooked or prepared food ready for serving.
    Delis usually offer a broader, fresher menu than fast food chains.
  2. (informal) Food sold at a delicatessen.

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish deli (mad, insane), perhaps via Serbo-Croatian dèli (brave).[1] Doublet of dalia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈdɛli]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: de‧li
  • Rhymes: -li

AdjectiveEdit

deli (comparative delibb, superlative legdelibb)

  1. (rare, literary) stalwart, athletic (figure), well-built (person)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative deli delik
accusative delit deliket
dative delinek deliknek
instrumental delivel delikkel
causal-final deliért delikért
translative delivé delikké
terminative deliig delikig
essive-formal deliként delikként
essive-modal
inessive deliben delikben
superessive delin deliken
adessive delinél deliknél
illative delibe delikbe
sublative delire delikre
allative delihez delikhez
elative deliből delikből
delative deliről delikről
ablative delitől deliktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
delié deliké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
deliéi delikéi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • deli in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • deli in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress)

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

deli

  1. first-person singular preterite of delir

Serbo-CroatianEdit

VerbEdit

deli (Cyrillic spelling дели)

  1. inflection of deliti:
    1. third-person singular present
    2. second-person singular imperative

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic telü, from Proto-Turkic *tälig, *dẹ̄l(b)ü- (mad, stupid).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

deli (definite accusative deliyi, plural deliler)

  1. mad, insane

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative deli
Definite accusative deliyi
Singular Plural
Nominative deli deliler
Definite accusative deliyi delileri
Dative deliye delilere
Locative delide delilerde
Ablative deliden delilerden
Genitive delinin delilerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular delim delilerim
2nd singular delin delilerin
3rd singular delisi delileri
1st plural delimiz delilerimiz
2nd plural deliniz delileriniz
3rd plural delileri delileri
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular deliyim delilerim
2nd singular delisin delilersin
3rd singular deli
delidir
deliler
delilerdir
1st plural deliyiz delileriz
2nd plural delisiniz delilersiniz
3rd plural deliler delilerdir

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

deli

  1. accusative singular of del

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

deli

  1. second-person singular present indicative/future of dal

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
deli ddeli neli unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

VerbEdit

deli

  1. Soft mutation of teli.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
teli deli nheli theli
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.