kile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English kile, kyle, kylle, from Old Norse kýli (boil), from Proto-Germanic *kūlǭ, *kūlijǭ (boil), from Proto-Indo-European *gewl- (vessel, bowl, ball), from Proto-Indo-European *gew-, *gū- (to bend, curve, vault). Cognate with Icelandic kýli (wen, boil), Swedish kula (boil, bulge; pit), Danish kule (boil, bump; pit), German Keule (club), German Kuhle (hollow), Dutch kuil (pit, hole).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kile (plural kiles)

  1. An ulcer; sore.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiːlə/, [ˈkʰiːlə]

Noun[edit]

kile c (singular definite kilen, plural indefinite kiler)

  1. wedge
  2. gusset

Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

kile (imperative kil, infinitive at kile, present tense kiler, past tense kilede, past participle har kilet)

  1. wedge

Swahili[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kile

  1. that

Slovak[edit]

Noun[edit]

kile

  1. locative singular of kilo