lilja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lilja, from Medieval Latin līlia, plural of līlium, from Ancient Greek λείριον (leírion), from Coptic (dial. Fayyumic) ϩⲗⲏⲣⲓ (hlēri), variant of ϩⲣⲏⲣⲉ (hrēre), from Demotic Demotique h.pngR.gifR.gif (ḥrry), from Egyptian

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ḥrr.t (ḥereret) 'flower'.

Noun[edit]

lilja f (genitive singular lilju, plural liljur)

  1. lily
  2. (poetic) woman

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lilja liljan liljur liljurnar
Accusative lilju liljuna liljur liljurnar
Dative lilju liljuni liljum liljunum
Genitive lilju liljunnar lilja liljanna

Derived terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

(index li)

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Etymology[edit]

From ancient Swedish lilia, compare modern Swedish lilja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈliljɑ/
  • Hyphenation: lil‧ja

Noun[edit]

lilja

  1. lily

Declension[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lilium (meaning "lily").

Noun[edit]

lilja f (genitive singular lilju, nominative plural liljur)

Declension[edit]

  1. lily

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lilja m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of lilje

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

lilja f

  1. definite singular of lilje

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lilja c

  1. a lily

Declension[edit]