pili

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See also: pīli and pilī

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.

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pili

  1. masculine animate plural past participle of pít

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. (childish) A pee-pee.

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 pililleˣ pileilleˣ
essive pilinä pileinä
translative piliksi pileiksi
instructive pilein
abessive pilittä pileittä
comitative pileineen

Synonyms[edit]


Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian 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

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]

Participle[edit]

pili

  1. plural of pił

Neapolitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili m

  1. plural of pelo

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pili

  1. third-person plural personal masculine past of pić

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

pili

  1. duck

Swahili[edit]

Swahili cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : pili
    Adjectival form : -wili

Cardinal number[edit]

pili

  1. (cardinal) two

Usage notes[edit]

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


Tagalog[edit]

Verb[edit]

pili ‎(used in the form piliin)

  1. to choose