gil

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian گل(clay).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

gil (definite accusative gili, plural gillər)

  1. clay

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • gil” in Obastan.com.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From gillen.

Noun[edit]

gil m (plural gillen, diminutive gilletje n)

  1. scream

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

gil

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gillen
  2. imperative of gillen

Anagrams[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gil, from Proto-Germanic *gilją.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gil n (genitive singular gils, plural gil)

  1. gully
  2. (dialectal) brook

Declension[edit]

Declension of gil
n22 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative gil gilið gil gilini
accusative gil gilið gil gilini
dative gili gilinum giljum, gilum giljunum, gilunum
genitive gils gilsins gilja giljanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gil, from Proto-Germanic *gilją.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gil n (genitive singular gils, nominative plural gil)

  1. gully, ravine

Declension[edit]


Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gil

  1. vocative/genitive singular of geal

Adjective[edit]

gil

  1. inflection of geal:
    1. vocative/genitive singular masculine
    2. (archaic) dative singular feminine

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gil ghil ngil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

gil n (definite singular gilet, indefinite plural gil, definite plural gili)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1917; superseded by gjel

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gil

  1. inflection of gel:
    1. vocative/genitive singular masculine
    2. dative/accusative singular feminine
    3. genitive singular neuter
    4. nominative plural masculine

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
gil gil
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gilją.

Noun[edit]

gil n (genitive gils, plural gil)

  1. ravine, gully

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: gil
  • Faroese: gil
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: gjel
  • Middle English: gille

References[edit]

  • gil in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Polish[edit]

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gil

Etymology[edit]

From northern Proto-Slavic *gylь. Cognate with Czech hýl and Belarusian гіль (hilʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡil/
  • Rhymes: -il
  • Syllabification: gil

Noun[edit]

gil m anim

  1. bullfinch, bird of genus Pyrrhula

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

gil m inan or gil m anim

  1. (colloquial) snot (nasal mucus)
    Synonyms: smark, śpik

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • gil in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • gil in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of gilí.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gil (feminine gila, masculine plural giles, feminine plural gilas) or gil (plural giles)

  1. (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay) naive, innocent, dumb, dummy

Further reading[edit]


Uzbek[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic гил
Roman gil
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

Etymology[edit]

From Persian گل(gil).

Noun[edit]

gil (plural gillar)

  1. clay

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gil (nominative plural gils)

  1. (obsolete) eagle

Usage notes[edit]

This older term has been replaced by the word kvil "eagle".

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

gil m

  1. Soft mutation of cil.

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.

Zou[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gil

  1. belly

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 40