جيل

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See also: جیل‎, خيل‎, چیل, and حيل

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Hebrew גִּיל(gīl, age). Sense 2 is a semantic loan from the aforementioned word.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جِيل (jīlm (plural أَجْيَال(ʾajyāl))

  1. generation (entity of the same time period, or the time period itself)
    جِيلُ التِّسْعِينَات‎ ― jīlu t-tisʿīnātThe nineties generation
  2. (Palestine) age
    Synonyms: عُمُر(ʿumur), عُمْر(ʿumr)

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جِيل(jīl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒiːl/, [ʒiːl]
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Noun[edit]

جيل (jīlm (plural أجيال(ʔajyāl))

  1. generation, age group