pili

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See also: pīli and pilī

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. plural form of pilus

Etymology 2[edit]

Pili nuts

Borrowing from Filipino.

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. A tropical tree, Canarium ovatum, native to maritime Southeast Asia, New Guinea and northern Australia, and cultivated in the Philippines for its nuts; the edible nut of the tree.
    • 1996, Roberto E. Coronel, Pili Nut, Canarium Ovatum Engl, page 12,
      The pili is indigenous to the Philippines (Merrill 1912, 1923; Wester 1921; Brown 1954; Li 1970).
    • 2009, Bioversity International, Bioversity Annual Report 2009, page 19,
      Pili (Canarium ovatum) is the most important tree nut of the Philippines. [] Natural populations of pili are found in forests and are threatened by human activities and natural disasters.
    • 2012, M.N. Normah, S. K. Malik, R. Chaudhury, I. Salma, M. A. Makeen, Chapter 8: Conservation of Tropical Fruit Genetic Resources, M. N. Normah, H. F. Chin, Barbara M. Reed (editors, Conservation of Tropical Plant Species, page 143,
      The crops covered by the project include jackfruit and other Artocarpus species, pili (Canarium ovatum), mangosteen and other Garcinia species, and durian (Durio zibethinus).

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. (childish) A pee-pee.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian compare pilih.

Verb[edit]

pili (used in the form pilien)

  1. To choose

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

pilī

  1. nominative plural of pilus
  2. genitive singular of pilus
  3. vocative plural of pilus

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili f

  1. accusative singular form of pils
  2. instrumental singular form of pils

Verb[edit]

pili

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of pilēt
  2. 2nd person singular imperative form of pilēt

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

pili

  1. plural form of pił

Neapolitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili m

  1. plural form of pelo

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pili

  1. third-person plural personal masculine past of pić

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. duck

Swahili[edit]

Swahili cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : pili
    Adjectival form : -wili

Cardinal number[edit]

pili

  1. (cardinal) two

Usage notes[edit]

Used as an abstract value; when the number is being used as an adjective, use -wili.


Tagalog[edit]

Verb[edit]

pili (used in the form piliin)

  1. to choose