kile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English kile, kyle, kylle, from Old Norse kýli ‎(boil), from Proto-Germanic *kūlǭ, *kūlijǭ ‎(boil), from Proto-Indo-European *gewl- ‎(vessel, bowl, ball), from Proto-Indo-European *gew-, *gū- ‎(to bend, curve, vault). Cognate with Icelandic kýli ‎(wen, boil), Swedish kula ‎(boil, bulge; pit), Danish kule ‎(boil, bump; pit), German Keule ‎(club), German Kuhle ‎(hollow), Dutch kuil ‎(pit, hole).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kile ‎(plural kiles)

  1. An ulcer; sore.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiːlə/, [ˈkʰiːlə]

Noun[edit]

kile c (singular definite kilen, plural indefinite kiler)

  1. wedge
  2. gusset

Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

kile ‎(imperative kil, infinitive at kile, present tense kiler, past tense kilede, perfect tense har kilet)

  1. wedge

Kumak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French clé.

Noun[edit]

kile

  1. key

References[edit]

  • Claire Moyse-Faurie, Borrowings from Romance languages in Oceanic languages, in Aspects of Language Contact (2008, ISBN 3110206048)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German kil; compare with German Keil.

Noun[edit]

kile m ‎(definite singular kilen, indefinite plural kiler, definite plural kilene)

  1. a wedge or chock

Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun (sense 1); and Old Norse kitla (sense 2)

Verb[edit]

kile ‎(imperative kil, present tense kiler, passive kiles, simple past kilte, past participle kilt, present tense kilende)

  1. to wedge (something)
  2. to tickle (transitive / intransitive)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German kil

Noun[edit]

kile m ‎(definite singular kilen, indefinite plural kilar, definite plural kilane)

  1. a wedge or chock

References[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Noun[edit]

kile

  1. locative singular of kilo

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kile

  1. Ki class inflected form of -le.