pil-pil

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See also: pilpil and pil pil

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Basque pil-pil.

Noun[edit]

pil-pil (uncountable)

  1. A sauce of Basque origin made from olive oil, garlic and chili.

Basque[edit]

Interjection[edit]

pil-pil

  1. (onomatopoeia) thump-thump, lub-dub (the sound of a heart beating)
  2. (onomatopoeia) Imitation of boiling.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: pil-pil
  • Spanish: pil-pil

Further reading[edit]

  • pil-pil” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • pil-pil” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Basque pil-pil, of onomatopoeic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pilˈpil/, [pilˈpil]

Noun[edit]

pil-pil m (uncountable)

  1. pil-pil
  2. cod in pil-pil sauce

Further reading[edit]