ile

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See also: Ile, ilə, and île

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English egl.

Noun[edit]

ile

  1. (obsolete) Ear of corn.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ainsworth to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

See aisle.

Noun[edit]

ile

  1. (obsolete) An aisle.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of H. Swinburne to this entry?)

Etymology 3[edit]

See isle

Noun[edit]

ile

  1. (obsolete) An isle.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Geoffrey Chaucer to this entry?)

Etymology 4[edit]

See I'll

Contraction[edit]

ile

  1. (archaic) I’ll; contraction for I will or I shall
    • "Why then Ile fit you." — T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land

Anagrams[edit]


Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

ile

  1. hair

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ile ‎(imperative il, infinitive at ile, present tense iler, past tense ilede, past participle har ilet)

  1. hurry, hasten

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

ile f ‎(plural iles)

  1. Alternative spelling of île

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Most likely from Ancient Greek εἰλεός ‎(eileós, colic), from εἰλεῖν ‎(eileîn, to throng, press), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- ‎(to turn, wind, round), same source as with Old Armenian գելում ‎(gelum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

īle n ‎(genitive īlis); third declension

  1. intestines, guts

Inflection[edit]

Third declension "pure" neuter i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative īle īlia
genitive īlis īlium
dative īlī īlibus
accusative īle īlia
ablative īlī īlibus
vocative īle īlia

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ile pl

  1. how much, how many
    Ile to kosztuje? – How much is it?
    Ile masz lat? – How old are you?

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • ile in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ile

  1. Mi class inflected form of -le.
  2. N class inflected form of -le (singular only).

Turkish[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ile

  1. with
    Arkadaşımla dışarı çıkıyorum.
    I am going out with my friend.
  2. and
    Ateşle barut yan yana durmaz
    The fire and the gunpowder don't stand nearby.

Usage notes[edit]

Generally suffixed to words as -la / -yla or -le / -yle. Which form is used depends on the affixed word's dominant vowel, and whether the word ends in a vowel or a consonant.

  • -le — with a dominant front-vowel (i, e, ü, ö) and a consonant ending
    • kardeşin ‎(your brother) — kardeşinle ‎(with your brother)
    • düşünceleriniz ‎(your ideas) — düşüncelerinizle ‎(with your ideas)
  • -yle — with a dominant front-vowel (i, e, ü, ö) and a vowel ending
    • battaniye ‎(blanket) — battaniyeyle ‎(with a/the blanket)
    • üyeleri ‎(their members) — üyeleriyle ‎(with their members)
  • -la — with a dominant back-vowel (ı, a, u, o) and a consonant ending
    • arkadaşım ‎(my friend) — arkadaşımla ‎(with my friend)
    • akrabalarımız ‎(our relatıves) — akrabalarımızla ‎(with our relatives)
  • -yla — with a dominant back-vowel (ı, a, u, o) and a vowel ending
    • arkadaşı ‎(his friend) — arkadaşıyla ‎(with his friend)
    • oyuncakları ‎(their toys) — oyuncaklarıyla ‎(with their toys)

An apostrophe is required with proper nouns:

  • Şebnem'le
  • Ali'yle
  • Barış'la
  • Beyza'yla