kille

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Particle[edit]

kille

  1. not

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *killa, from Proto-Germanic *kiljōn.

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kille f

  1. riverbed, channel

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Attested since 1924 according to Svenska Akademiens ordbok. From the dialectal kille ("kid (young of a goat); small boy") from killing (kid). Related to kid (killiing and kille are old diminutive forms of that word).

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kille c

  1. (colloquial) Boy, lad.
    En liten kille kom in i affären för att köpa godis.
    A small boy came into the store to buy candy.
  2. (colloquial) A (younger) adult male person; guy, bloke.
    Det gick precis förbi några unga killar i 30-årsåldern.
    Some young guys in their 30s just went by.
  3. (colloquial) Boyfriend.
    Min kille och jag ska snart gifta oss.
    My boyfriend and I are getting married soon.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Attested since 1834 according to Nationalencyklopedins ordbok. From Harlequin.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɪˌlɛ/, /ˈɕɪˌlɛ/

Noun[edit]

kille c

  1. Alternative term for the card game cambio, or gnav.
    Harlequin är det högsta kortet i kille.
    The Harlequin is the highest ranking card in gnav.
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