billen

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

billen c

  1. singular definite of bille

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch billen.

Verb[edit]

billen

  1. (transitive) to sharpen, to apply grooves to a millstone
    • 2007, Traditie, page 18.
      Ze vraagt het de molenaar en die vertelt haar dat de molen gebild is. (Billen is het scherpen van de molenstenen.)
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From bil.

Verb[edit]

billen

  1. (transitive) to bed, to have sex with
    • 2007, Traditie, page 18.
      Hij voegt er aan toe dat zij ook wel sneller zou zijn als ze gebild zou zijn. Dat wil het onervaren meisje wel en betaalt de molenaar om haar te billen (beslapen) (volksverhalenbank TAM182).
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

billen

  1. Plural form of bil
  2. (plural only) buttocks, butt, bottom, behind

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an onomatopoeia +‎ -en (instantaneous suffix). [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbilːɛn]
  • Hyphenation: bil‧len

Verb[edit]

billen

  1. (intransitive) to tilt, slant, lean, swing, dip (to one side) (-ra/-re)
    Merre billen a mérleg? - Which way will the scale dip?

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German bellan, of onomatopoeic origin. Compare German bellen, English bellow, Icelandic belja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

billen (third-person singular present billt, past participle gebillt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (intransitive) to bark

Conjugation[edit]

Regular
infinitive billen
participle gebillt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular billen
2nd singular bills bill
3rd singular billt
1st plural billen
2nd plural billt billt
3rd plural billen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

billen m

  1. definite singular of bille