dille

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dil‧le

Noun[edit]

dille f (uncountable)

  1. dill (herb)

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

dille

  1. Compound of imperative (tu person) of dire and le.
    • Dille che l'ami! - Tell her you love her!

Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From dilettant, from Italian dilettare (delight). Alternatively related to dialectal dalle (run, dangle, hang loosely).

Verb[edit]

dille

  1. fool around, monkey around
  2. act without purpose
    gå omkring og dille
    idle about
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Etymology 2[edit]

From delirium, also under the influence of etymology 1

Noun[edit]

dille c

  1. delirium
    Ha dilla / få dilla
    Have delirium / get delirium
  2. (figuratively) eagerness, mania
Usage notes[edit]

Usually only used in the definite singular form: dilla

Inflection[edit]
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figuratively
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References[edit]

  • “dille” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • dille” in The Ordnett Dictionary

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to dialectal dalle (run, dangle, hang loosely).

Verb[edit]

dille

  1. run lightly
  2. tremble, shake
    dille i knea
    tremble the knees
  3. move (slightly), shake
    Lammet dillar med / på rova.
    The lamb shakes its tail / ass.

Inflection[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (move (slightly)): lee

References[edit]

  • “dille” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.