lila

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Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lila m, f (masculine and feminine plural liles)

  1. lilac

Noun[edit]

lila m (plural liles)

  1. lilac

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: li‧la

Etymology 1[edit]

From French lilas, from lilacs, the plural of lilac "shrub of genus Syringa with mauve flowers", from Spanish lilac, from Arabic (lilak), from Persian (lilak), variant of (nilak) "bluish", from (nil) "indigo", of unknown origin (compare Sanskrit nilah "dark blue")

Noun[edit]

lila n (plural lila's, diminutive lilaatje n)

  1. lilac (color)

Adjective[edit]

lila (invariable, comparative meer lila, superlative meest lila)

  1. lilac
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown, possibly oriental

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lila ? (plural lila's, diminutive lilaatje n)

  1. A small, even shoulder-portable type of (colonial?) field gun, notably used in the East Indies

Finnish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lila (comparative lilempi or lilampi, superlative lilin or liloin)

  1. Alternative form of liila.

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

lila

  1. Alternative form of liila.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈliːla/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪla/ (regional; overall rather rare)

Adjective[edit]

lila (comparative lilaner, superlative am lilasten or lilansten)

  1. colored lilac, purple, violet

Usage notes[edit]

  • The adjective is usually treated as invariable in the formal standard language, thus neither declined forms nor comparation forms are used.
  • In less formal style and in the vernacular, lila has normal inflected forms. An -n- is then infixed before (vocalic) endings. Compare the same in rosa.

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Synonyms[edit]

  • violett (at least in common usage)

External links[edit]

  • lila in Duden online

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlilɒ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: li‧la

Adjective[edit]

lila (comparative lilább, superlative leglilább)

  1. purple, violet (color)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French lilac, from Arabic ليلك (līlak), from Persian نیلک (nilak), from نیل (nil, dark blue), ultimately from Sanskrit नीला (nīlā, dark blue)

Noun[edit]

lila f (plural lilas)

  1. (botany) a lilac shrub
  2. a lilac's flower

Adjective[edit]

lila m, f (plural lilas)

  1. colored lilac, purple, violet

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lila ?

  1. lilac (color)

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

lila

  1. genitive singular of lil