ngilo

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sound suggested of shrillness. From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ŋilu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngilo

  1. The irritating feeling produced when hearing sounds like the screeching of tires, the grinding of teeth, and scraping on a chalkboard.
    • 2007, Rey Jude P. Agana, The Role of Rumors in Informal Learning (Ph.D. dissertation), p. 30, Fig. 3.2:
      Medyo ngilo
      Medium rasping
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Verb[edit]

ngilo

  1. To feel irritated by such sounds.

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *ŋilu. Compare Malay ngilu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ngi‧lo
  • IPA(key): /ŋiˈlo/, [ŋɪˈlo]

Noun[edit]

ngiló (Baybayin spelling ᜅᜒᜎᜓ) (medicine)

  1. nerve pain felt on the edge of the tooth
    Synonyms: pangingilo, dentera, yangasngas

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