îl

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illum, accusative masculine singular of ille. Was originally l in earlier Romanian, with an initial prothetic î- added for ease of pronunciation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

îl m ‎(unstressed accusative form of el)

  1. (direct object) him
    Îl deranjează când îl întreb cum îi place patul. - It bothers him when you ask him how he likes the bed.

Related terms[edit]

  • o (feminine equivalent)
  • îi (plural)

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) egl
  • (Surmiran) îgl
  • (Puter, Vallader) ögl

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin oclus, from Latin oculus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ekʷ- ‎(eye; to see).

Noun[edit]

îl m (plural îls)

  1. (anatomy, Sutsilvan) eye