kuil

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch cule, from Old Dutch *kūla, from Proto-Germanic *kūlō, related to *kūlǭ (hole).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kœy̯l/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kuil
  • Rhymes: -œy̯l

Noun[edit]

kuil m (plural kuilen, diminutive kuiltje n)

  1. pit in the ground

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay kuil, from Tamil கோயில் (kōyil). Cognate of English kovil.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuɪl/
  • Hyphenation: kuil

Noun[edit]

kuil (plural kuil-kuil, first-person possessive kuilku, second-person possessive kuilmu, third-person possessive kuilnya)

  1. temple, a house of worship of religions, except for Balinese Hinduism (pura).
  2. shrine, a holy or sacred place dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, hero, martyr, saint, or similar figure of awe and respect, at which said figure is venerated or worshipped.

Usage notes[edit]

This word is used in sense of polytheistic or any non-Abrahamic religion house of worship, except for Balinese Hinduism pura and Buddhist wihara.

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil கோயில் (kōyil). See also English kovil.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuil (Jawi spelling کوءيل‎, plural kuil-kuil, informal 1st possessive kuilku, 2nd possessive kuilmu, 3rd possessive kuilnya)

  1. temple (worship place)

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Southwestern Dinka[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuil (plural kuiɛl)

  1. tusk, eyetooth

References[edit]

  • Dinka-English Dictionary[1], 2005