hilar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A macaronic blend of Latin hīlum (trifle), +‎ -ar.

Adjective[edit]

hilar (comparative more hilar, superlative most hilar)

  1. Relating to or near a hilum.

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Romanian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hilar m or n (feminine singular hilară, masculine plural hilari, feminine and neuter plural hilare)

  1. Alternative form of ilar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin fīlāre, from Latin fīlum. Compare Portuguese fiar, Italian filare, French filer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iˈlaɾ/, [iˈlaɾ]

Verb[edit]

hilar (first-person singular present hilo, first-person singular preterite hilé, past participle hilado)

  1. to spin (as with thread)
  2. to string together, put together (words, to make coherent sentences)

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