Chili

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See also: chili and chīlì

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Chili

  1. (dated) Alternative form of Chile
    • 1827, Joseph Andrews, Journey from Buenos Ayres through the provinces of Cordova, Tucuman, and Salta, to Potosi, thence by the Deserts of Caranja to Arica, and subsequently to Santiago de Chili and Coquimbo, undertaken on behalf of the Chilian and Peruvian Mining Association, volume 1, page 274:
      That I might have gone to Chili, and expended nearly the amount of a first instalment, while I passed my hours in comparative enjoyment, you must readily admit was in my power.
    • 1839, John K Townsend, Narrative of a Journey across the Rocky Mountains, to the Columbia River, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili, &c.
Usage notes[edit]
  • This term has been markedly less common than Chile since about 1900.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Chili

  1. A town in New York, United States.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Spanish Chile. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃi.li/
  • (Netherlands)
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: Chi‧li

Proper noun[edit]

Chili n

  1. Chile (a country in South America)

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French[edit]

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Chili m

  1. Chile (a country in South America)

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German[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Chili n (genitive Chilis, plural Chilis)

  1. (meal) chili

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Noun[edit]

Chili m (genitive Chilis, plural Chilis)

  1. chili (fruit)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Chili” in Duden online

Uzbek[edit]

Uzbek Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Chili

  1. Chile (a country in South America)