anyil

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish añil (indigo), from Andalusian Arabic النيل (an-nīl), from Arabic نِيل (nīl), from Persian نیل (nīl, indigo), from Middle Persian, ultimately from Sanskrit नीला (nīlā, dark blue).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: an‧yil

Noun[edit]

anyil

  1. laundry blue

Verb[edit]

anyil

  1. To blue; to add ultramarine, indigo or Prussian blue into laundry wash to prevent yellowing.

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish añil.

Adjective[edit]

anyíl

  1. indigo