bil

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English[edit]

Cardinal number[edit]

bil

  1. Abbreviation of billion.

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Czech[edit]

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Verb[edit]

bil

  1. Masculine singular past participle of bít

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From automobil (automobile), from French automobile (automotive).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /biːl/, [b̥iːˀl]

Noun[edit]

bil c (singular definite bilen, plural indefinite biler)

  1. car, automobile

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Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bil f (plural billen, diminutive billetje n)

  1. A buttock, usually used in the plural: billen, unless specified as left/right

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Elfdalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Presumably from Swedish bil.

Noun[edit]

bil m

  1. car, automobile

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bil n (genitive singular bils, plural bil)

  1. A space
  2. A while, time, period

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bil bilið bil bilini
Accusative bil bilið bil bilini
Dative bili bilinum bilum bilunum
Genitive bils bilsins bila bilanna

Noun[edit]

bil

  1. accusative singular of bilur

Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

bîl m

  1. bill, invoice

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bil, from Proto-Germanic *bilą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bil n (genitive singular bils, nominative plural bil)

  1. space, interval
  2. period of time, moment, space
  3. (computing) space
  4. damage, wound, nick
  5. (archaic) hesitation, break (in some action, process, etc.)

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bil

  1. rafsi of bilni.

Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

This word originates from a contest to create a Norwegian word for car. The winning proposition was "bil", a short form of automobil.

Noun[edit]

bil (m, Bokmål and Nynorsk)

  1. A car, automobile

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From West Germanic *billo-, from Proto-Germanic *bilją. Cognate with Old Saxon bil, Old High German bill (German Bille (pickaxe)).

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Noun[edit]

bil n

  1. (poetic) A kind of sword or other bladed weapon, apparently having two edges
    Abrægd mid ðy bille. He brandished with his sword.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for automobil

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Noun[edit]

bil c

  1. a car, an automobile

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bill.

Noun[edit]

bil

  1. bill

Turkish[edit]

Verb[edit]

bil

  1. Imperative of know.

Volapük[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English beer and German Bier (this deformation was changed back to the original "r" sound)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bil (plural bils)

  1. bile, gall (an obsolete Englsih term for bile)
  2. (obsolete word (the "l" was changed to "r") for bir "beer") beer

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Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

bil m (plural biliau)

  1. bill (receipt)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bil fil mil unchanged