bille

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Danish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bille c (singular definite billen, plural indefinite biller)

  1. beetle

Inflection[edit]


French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bille, from Old French bille (small ball), from Old Frankish *bikkil (ossicle, a die), from Proto-Germanic *bikkilaz (ossicle, talus). Cognate with Dutch bikkel (dibs, die), West Frisian bikkel (a die), German Bickel (marble).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bille f (plural billes)

  1. marble (spherical ball)
  2. (snooker, billiards) ball
  3. ball bearing

Noun[edit]

bille f (plural billes)

  1. tree trunk (chopped down, ready for sawing)
  2. railway sleeper
  3. rolling pin
  4. (slang) dimwit

Verb[edit]

bille

  1. first-person singular present indicative of biller
  2. third-person singular present indicative of biller
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of biller
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of biller
  5. second-person singular imperative of biller

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bille m (genitive singular bille, nominative plural billí)

  1. bill
  2. currency note

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bille bhille mbille
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English bill.

Noun[edit]

bille f (plural billes)

  1. (Jersey) note

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bille m (definite singular billen, indefinite plural biller, definite plural billene)

  1. a beetle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bille f (definite singular billa, indefinite plural biller, definite plural billene)

  1. a beetle

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Frankish *bikkil.

Noun[edit]

bille f (oblique plural billes, nominative singular bille, nominative plural billes)

  1. stick; baton
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin bulla.

Noun[edit]

bille f (oblique plural billes, nominative singular bille, nominative plural billes)

  1. written decree, announcement (etc.)
Descendants[edit]
  • English: bill (borrowed)

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