cil

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See also: CIL, cíl, cîl, and çil

Dalmatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin caelum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cil m

  1. sky
  2. heaven

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, acccording to the TLFi, borrowed from Latin cilium, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel-yo-m, which is derived from *ḱel- (to cover).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cil m (plural cils)

  1. eyelash

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References[edit]

  • Le Grand Dictionnaire Larousse, français-anglais Paris, 1995


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Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cil m

  1. dress, garment, clothes (apparel)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at clothes. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see cil in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) May 2008

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Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cil m (oblique and nominative feminine singular cile)

  1. Alternative form of cel

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Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

cil

  1. wind

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cil (plural cils)

  1. (male or female) child

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *kil, from Proto-Celtic *kūlos. Cognate with Cornish kil.

Noun[edit]

cil m (plural ciliau or cilion)

  1. corner, angle
    1. back, nape of the neck
    2. retreat, flight
    3. recess, covert, nook
    4. (in transferred sense) part of the harp which supports the treble-strings
    5. back of an edged tool
    6. eclipse, wane
Derived terms[edit]
  • cilbost m (side-post, gate-post)
  • cilbren m (keel of a vessel)
  • cildrem f (side look or glance, leer)
  • cildroi (to turn back, reverse)
  • cildwrn m (half-closed hollow of hand, lower side of fist; tip, gratuity, bribe)
  • cilddant m (molar tooth, grinder)
  • ciledrych (to glance, squint, leer, cast a sly look)
  • cilfach f (nook, recess, corner, sheltered or secluded spot; retreat, hiding place, covert; creek, cove, inlet of the sea, gulf, bay)
  • cilgant m (crescent)
  • cilio (to retreat, withdraw, depart, recede, retire; to pass away or be spent (of time); to fall away, backslide; to renounce one's profession; to flinch, flee, run away; to diminish, decrease, ebb, wane, shrink, decline; to put to flight, pursue, drive or turn away, repel)
  • cilwen f (half smile, faint smile, simper, smirk, leer)
  • cilwg m (frown, scowl, suspicious or threatening look; hatred, ill-will, sullenness)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English keel.

Noun[edit]

cil m (plural {{{2}}})

  1. (nautical) keel

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cil gil nghil chil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • cil”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014