lile

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See also: Lile and lilë

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • lil (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin līlium, from Ancient Greek λείριον (leírion), from Fayyumic Coptic ϩⲗⲏⲣⲓ (hlēri), variant of ϩⲣⲏⲣⲉ (hrēre), from Demotic ḥrrj (flower), from Egyptian ḥrrt (flower).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lile f (genitive singular lile, nominative plural lilí or lilíocha)

  1. lily (flower in the genus Lilium)

Declension[edit]

Alternative plural form: lilíocha

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lile

  1. (obsolete) inflection of lil:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative and vocative plural

Further reading[edit]

  • lile” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “lile” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 437.
  • "lile" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “lile” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “lile” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lile

  1. Ji class inflected form of -le.

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

lile

  1. dative singular of lil