Dill

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See also: dill and díll
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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dill

  1. A surname​.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tille, from Old High German tilli, from Proto-Germanic *deliz (sow thistle), an indigenous herb of uncertain origin; possibly Proto-Indo-European *dʰelh₁- (sprout, bloom) (Albanian dal, Old Irish duille) or from a substrate.

The modern consonantism is Central and Low German (cf. Middle Low German dille). Cognate with Dutch dille, English dill.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Dill m (genitive Dills or Dilles, plural Dille)

  1. dill

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Dill in Duden online

References[edit]

  • dile (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-07-24.
  • Kluge, Friedrich, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache, 24 durchgesehene, Berlin, Walter de Gruyter, 2002.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German dilla, from Proto-Germanic *þiljǭ. Cognate with German Diele, Dutch deel, English thill.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dill m (plural Dill or Diller)

  1. plank, board
  2. bowling lane

Derived terms[edit]