Till

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

  • As an English surname, reduced from a pet form of Matilda.
  • As a north German surname, spelling variant of Thiel.

Proper noun[edit]

Till (countable and uncountable, plural Tills)

  1. A placename
    1. (uncountable) A river in Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, tributary to the Tweed.
      • Traditional saying:
        Tweed says to Till:
        "What gars ye rin sae still ?"
        Till says to Tweed:
        "Tho ye rin wi' speed
        And I rin slaw
        Whar ye droon ae man,
        I droon twa !"
    2. (uncountable) A river in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
    3. (uncountable) A river in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  2. (countable) A surname​.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɪl/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

Till m (genitive Tills or Tilles, plural Tille)

  1. Obsolete form of Dill (dill).
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Medieval diminutive of compound given names beginning with Diet- (such as Dieter or Dietrich), from Old High German thoit (people).

Proper noun[edit]

Till m (genitive Tills)

  1. A male given name

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