pili

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See also: Pili, pīli, pilī, and pīlì

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. plural of pilus

Etymology 2[edit]

Pili nuts

Borrowing from Filipino.

Noun[edit]

pili (plural pilis or pili)

  1. A tropical tree, Canarium ovatum, native to maritime Southeast Asia, New Guinea and northern Australia, and cultivated in the Philippines for its nuts.
    • 1996, Roberto E. Coronel, Pili Nut, Canarium Ovatum Engl, page 12,
      The pili is indigenous to the Philippines (Merrill 1912, 1923; Wester 1921; Brown 1954; Li 1970).
    • 2009, Bioversity International, Bioversity Annual Report 2009, page 19,
      Pili (Canarium ovatum) is the most important tree nut of the Philippines. [] Natural populations of pili are found in forests and are threatened by human activities and natural disasters.
    • 2012, M.N. Normah, S. K. Malik, R. Chaudhury, I. Salma, M. A. Makeen, Chapter 8: Conservation of Tropical Fruit Genetic Resources, M. N. Normah, H. F. Chin, Barbara M. Reed (editors, Conservation of Tropical Plant Species, page 143,
      The crops covered by the project include jackfruit and other Artocarpus species, pili (Canarium ovatum), mangosteen and other Garcinia species, and durian (Durio zibethinus).
  2. The edible nut of the tree.

Anagrams[edit]


Bikol Central[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. the pili tree (Canarium ovatum)
  2. a pili nut

Verb[edit]

pili (used in the form pilion)

  1. to choose; to select

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pi‧li

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. the pili tree (Canarium ovatum)
  2. a pili nut

Verb[edit]

pili

  1. to choose; to select

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pili

  1. masculine animate plural of the past participle of pít

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. (childish) a pee-pee
    Synonym: pippeli

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pili (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative pili pilit
genitive pilin pilien
partitive piliä pilejä
illative piliin pileihin
singular plural
nominative pili pilit
accusative nom. pili pilit
gen. pilin
genitive pilin pilien
partitive piliä pilejä
inessive pilissä pileissä
elative pilistä pileistä
illative piliin pileihin
adessive pilillä pileillä
ablative pililtä pileiltä
allative pilille pileille
essive pilinä pileinä
translative piliksi pileiksi
instructive pilein
abessive pilittä pileittä
comitative pileineen
Possessive forms of pili (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person pilini pilimme
2nd person pilisi pilinne
3rd person pilinsä

Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian [Term?]; compare pilih.

Verb[edit]

pili (used in the form pilien)

  1. To choose

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

pilī

  1. nominative plural of pilus
  2. genitive singular of pilus
  3. vocative plural of pilus

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili f

  1. accusative singular form of pils
  2. instrumental singular form of pils

Noun[edit]

pili f

  1. accusative singular form of pile
  2. instrumental singular form of pile

Verb[edit]

pili

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of pilēt
  2. 2nd person singular imperative form of pilēt

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpʲili/, [ˈpʲilʲi]

Participle[edit]

pili

  1. plural of pił

Neapolitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili m

  1. plural of pelo

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpʲi.lʲi/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

pili

  1. third-person singular present of pilić

Verb[edit]

pili

  1. third-person plural virile past of pić

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. duck, often female

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pili (Cyrillic spelling пили)

  1. third-person singular present of piliti

Swahili[edit]

Swahili numbers (edit)
20
[a], [b] ←  1 2 3  → 
    Cardinal: -wili, pili
    Ordinal: -a pili

Numeral[edit]

pili

  1. two

Usage notes[edit]

Used as an abstract value; when the number is being used as an adjective, use -wili.

Adjective[edit]

-a pili (invariable)

  1. second (number-two)

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. the pili tree (Canarium ovatum)
  2. a pili nut

Verb[edit]

pili (used in the form piliin)

  1. to choose

Anagrams[edit]


Ughele[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. basket

References[edit]


Unami[edit]

Particle[edit]

pili

  1. different, other, else
    Ku kàski pili kèku lësii.
    He could not do anything else.
    Në takok ahsën pili linakòt.
    That other rock looks different.

References[edit]

  • Rementer, Jim; Pearson, Bruce L. (2005), “pili”, in Leneaux, Grant; Whritenour, Raymond, editors, The Lenape Talking Dictionary, The Lenape Language Preservation Project