pil

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See also: PIL, Píl, pił, and -pil

Chinook Jargon[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pil

  1. red

Derived terms[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From late Old Norse píla, from Latin pīlum (javelin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piːl/, [pʰiːˀl]

Noun[edit]

pil c (singular definite pilen, plural indefinite pile)

  1. arrow
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse píll.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piːl/, [pʰiːˀl]

Noun[edit]

pil c (singular definite pilen, plural indefinite pile)

  1. willow
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See pile.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piːl/, [pʰiːˀl]

Verb[edit]

pil

  1. imperative of pile

Etymology 4[edit]

See pille.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pil

  1. imperative of pille

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɪl/
  • Rhymes: -ɪl
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch pille, from Medieval Latin pilla, from Latin pilula, diminutive of pila (ball).

Noun[edit]

pil f (plural pillen, diminutive pilletje n)

  1. a pill, an usually ball- or oval-shaped, coated portion of a drug to be taken orally
  2. (with definite article: de pil) 'the' contraceptive pill
  3. an analogous ball-shaped object
  4. (metonymically) an expert in pill use:
    1. a pharmacist
    2. an MD
    3. (military) a med student
  5. a thick sandwich
  6. a hard kick on a balk or other object
  7. a bitter experience
  8. a large book, a tome
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French pile.

Noun[edit]

pil f (plural [please provide], diminutive [please provide])

  1. (Belgium) an electric battery

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Dutch pille. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

pil m, f (plural pillen)

  1. (obsolete) godchild
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Anagrams[edit]


Karakalpak[edit]

Noun[edit]

pil

  1. elephant

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pil

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of pilēt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of pilēt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of pilēt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of pilēt

Nehan[edit]

Noun[edit]

pil

  1. thunder

Further reading[edit]

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)
  • Malcolm Ross et al, The Lexicon of Proto-Oceanic: The Culture and Environment →ISBN:
    Nehan pil 'thunder' [...] Solos pina 'thunder'

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse píla

Noun[edit]

pil f, m (definite singular pila or pilen, indefinite plural piler, definite plural pilene)

  1. an arrow (projectile)
    pil og buebow and arrow
  2. an arrow (graphic symbol)
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse píll

Noun[edit]

pil f, m (definite singular pila or pilen, indefinite plural piler, definite plural pilene)

  1. a willow (tree of genus Salix)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse píla, from Latin pilum (javelin).

Noun[edit]

pil f (definite singular pila, indefinite plural piler, definite plural pilene)

pil m (definite singular pilen, indefinite plural pilar, definite plural pilane)

  1. an arrow (projectile)
    pil og bogebow and arrow
  2. an arrow (graphic symbol)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse píll

Noun[edit]

pil (inflections as for Etymology 1)

  1. a willow (tree of genus Salix)

References[edit]


Rade[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French pile.

Noun[edit]

pil

  1. battery

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from a Vulgar Latin root *pillum (compare piuă, from *pilla), or from Latin pīlum (spear).

Noun[edit]

pil n (plural piluri)

  1. (regional) stick, rod; also, a horsewhip

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse píla

Noun[edit]

pil c

  1. arrow, the weapon
  2. arrow, the symbol
  3. dart, the small arrowlike thing thrown in the game of darts.

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse píli

Noun[edit]

pil c

  1. willow, a tree in the genus Salix

Declension[edit]

Declension of pil 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pil pilen pilar pilarna
Genitive pils pilens pilars pilarnas

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French pile.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pil (definite accusative pili, plural piller)

  1. battery

Synonyms[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

pil (plural pils)

  1. eel

Declension[edit]