pil

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See also: PIL, pił, Píl, -pil, and -pil·-

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pil (plural pille, diminutive pilletjie)

  1. A pill.

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Chinook Jargon[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pil

  1. red

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pil

  1. masculine singular past participle of pít

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]
Derived terms[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]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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
    Synonym: anticonceptiepil
  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]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: pil
  • Indonesian: pil
  • Papiamentu: pelchi, pilchi, peeltsji (from the diminutive)
  • Sranan Tongo: perki

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French pile.

Noun[edit]

pil f (plural pillen, diminutive pilleke n)

  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 or f (plural pillen)

  1. (obsolete) godchild
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Anagrams[edit]


Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pile.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pîl m

  1. (Niger) battery (especially of a flashlight)
    Synonym: (Nigeria) batir

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɪl]
  • Hyphenation: pil

Noun[edit]

pil (first-person possessive pilku, second-person possessive pilmu, third-person possessive pilnya)

  1. (medicine, pharmacy) pill: a small, usually round or cylindrical object designed for easy swallowing, usually containing some sort of medication.
    Synonyms: gentel, tablet

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Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpil/
  • Rhymes: -il
  • Hyphenation: pìl

Noun[edit]

pil m

  1. Alternative form of PIL

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:
Wikipedia no

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse píla

Noun[edit]

pil f or 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)
Derived terms[edit]
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse píll

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a willow (tree of genus Salix)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

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)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse píll

Noun[edit]

pil (inflections as for Etymology 1)

  1. a willow (tree of genus Salix)

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pil/
  • Rhymes: -il
  • Syllabification: pil

Verb[edit]

pil

  1. second-person singular imperative of pilić

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

Declension[edit]

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bavarian pronunciation of German Bild as in German Bildsäule, later reinterpreted, extended and modified in meaning range by clipping of pìlōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pȋl m (Cyrillic spelling пи̑л)

  1. an architectural monument in pillar shape standing apart from other buildings and often of religious significance (stele and statue, ornamented pillar, a pylon in the Egyptian sense, often a kind of chapel that is open-air like a mobile-phone-era payphone called poklónac)
    Hypernym: kȋp

Declension[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pilъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

pil

  1. masculine singular l-participle of piť

Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pilъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

pȋł

  1. masculine singular l-participle of píti

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pilъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

píl

  1. genitive plural/dual of píla

Etymology 3[edit]

From Bavarian pronunciation of German Bild as in Bildsäule.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pīl m inan

  1. a monument often in pillar shape standing apart from other buildings
Inflection[edit]
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. pīl
gen. sing. pīla
singular dual plural
nominative pīl pīla pīli
accusative pīl pīla pīle
genitive pīla pīlov pīlov
dative pīlu pīloma pīlom
locative pīlu pīlih pīlih
instrumental pīlom pīloma pīli

References[edit]

  • pil”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

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]


Turkmen[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Persian بیل(bēl).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pil (definite accusative pili, plural piller)

  1. shovel, spade
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Persian پیل(pīl).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pil (definite accusative pili, plural piller)

  1. elephant
Declension[edit]

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

pil (nominative plural pils)

  1. eel

Declension[edit]


Zou[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pil

  1. clever

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