dille

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dil‧le

Noun[edit]

dille f (uncountable)

  1. dill (herb)

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

dille

  1. Compound of imperative (tu person) of dire and le.
    • Dille che l'ami! - Tell her you love her!

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

dille f

  1. (rare) nominative singular form of dilles

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From dilettant, from Italian dilettare (delight). Alternatively related to dialectal dalle (run, dangle, hang loosely).

Verb[edit]

dille (imperative dill, present tense diller, passive dilles, simple past and past participle dilla or dillet, present participle dillende)

  1. fool around, monkey around
  2. act without purpose
    gå omkring og dille
    idle about
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Etymology 2[edit]

From delirium, also under the influence of etymology 1

Noun[edit]

dille f, m (definite singular dilla or dillen, uncountable)

  1. delirium
    Ha dilla / få dilla
    Have a delirium / get a delirium
  2. (figuratively) eagerness, mania, craze
Usage notes[edit]

Usually only used in the definite singular form: dilla

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figuratively
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From delirium, also under the influence of etymology 2

Noun[edit]

dille f (definite singular dilla, uncountable)

  1. delirium
    Ha dilla / få dilla
    Have a delirium / get a delirium
  2. (figuratively) eagerness, mania, craze
Usage notes[edit]

Usually only used in the definite singular form: dilla

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figuratively
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Etymology 2[edit]

Related to dialectal dalle (run, dangle, hang loosely).

Verb[edit]

dille

  1. run lightly
  2. tremble, shake
    dille i knea
    tremble at the knees
  3. move (slightly), shake
    Lammet dillar med / på rova.
    The lamb shakes its tail / ass.
  4. fool around, monkey around
  5. act without purpose
    gå omkring og dille
    idle about
Inflection[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
  • (move (slightly)): lee

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