kille

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Cahuilla[edit]

Particle[edit]

kille

  1. not

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Yiddish קהילה(kehile, (Jewish) community), from Hebrew קְהִלָּה(k'hillá, congregation).

Noun[edit]

kille f (plural killes, diminutive killetje n)

  1. (Judaism) organized Jewish community.

Alternative forms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kille f (plural killen, diminutive killetje n)

  1. Alternative form of kil

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

kille

  1. inflection of killen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *killa, from Proto-Germanic *kiljǭ, ultimately related to *kīnaną (to crack, split).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kille f

  1. riverbed, channel

Inflection[edit]

Weak feminine
Singular Plural
Nominative kille killen
Accusative kille killen
Genitive killen killen
Dative kille, killen killen

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: kil

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010) , “kille2”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Attested since 1924.[1] From the dialectal kille (goat kid, small boy), originally diminutive to kid (fawn, originally also goat kid). See also killing (goat kid) which also is a dimunitive of kid.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kille c

  1. (informal) Boy, lad.
    En liten kille kom in i affären för att köpa godis.
    A small boy came into the store to buy candy.
    Synonyms: gosse, grabb, pojke, påg (dialectal), kis (dialectal, slang)
  2. (informal) A (younger) adult male person; guy, bloke.
    Det gick precis förbi några unga killar i 30-årsåldern.
    Some young guys in their 30s just went by.
    Synonym: snubbe
  3. (informal) boyfriend
    Min kille och jag ska snart gifta oss.
    My boyfriend and I are getting married soon.
    Synonym: pojkvän
Declension[edit]
Declension of kille 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kille killen killar killarna
Genitive killes killens killars killarnas
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Attested since 1834.[2] From harlekin, from French Herlequin, Hellequin, from Old English Herla (from Proto-Germanic *erlaz) cyning.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²kɪlɛ/, /²ɕɪlɛ/

Noun[edit]

kille c

  1. A card game equivalent to gnav.
    Harlekin är det högsta kortet i kille.
    The Harlequin is the highest ranking card in gnav.
Declension[edit]
Declension of kille 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative kille killen
Genitive killes killens
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]