huile

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See also: huilé

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

huile

  1. (dated or formal) singular present subjunctive of huilen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Middle French huyle, from Old French oile, from Latin oleum, from olea (olive), from Ancient Greek ἐλαία (elaía, olive). The h was added in Middle French to indicate that the u was a vowel, as in typography u and v were used interchangeably at the time. Compare huit (eight).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (mute h) IPA(key): /ɥil/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

huile f (plural huiles)

  1. oil (liquid fat)
  2. big gun, big cheese

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Haitian Creole: lwil (from l’huile)

Verb[edit]

huile

  1. inflection of huiler:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

huile

  1. h-prothesized form of uile

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French oile, from Latin oleum, from olea (olive), from Ancient Greek ἐλαία (elaía, olive).

Noun[edit]

huile f (plural huiles)

  1. (Guernsey) oil

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested with this spelling at least as early as 1260.[1]

Noun[edit]

huile oblique singularf (oblique plural huiles, nominative singular huile, nominative plural huiles)

  1. Alternative form of oile

References[edit]

  1. ^ Etymology and history of “huile”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

Old Irish[edit]

Determiner[edit]

huile

  1. Alternative spelling of uile

Inflection[edit]

io/iā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative huile huile huile
Vocative huili
Accusative huile huili
Genitive huili huile huili
Dative huiliu huili huiliu
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative huili huili
Vocative huili
huiliu*
Accusative huili
huiliu*
Genitive huile
Dative huilib
Notes * when substantivized

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
huile unchanged nhuile
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

huile

  1. second-person singular voseo imperative of huir combined with le