pils

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See also: Pils, pils', and PILs

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

pils (countable and uncountable, plural pils)

  1. (informal) Pilsner.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short form of pilsner (a pale, light lager beer), after German Pilsen. Compare German Pilsener.

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Noun[edit]

pils c (singular definite pilsen, plural indefinite pils)

  1. Lager, pilsner.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See pil (arrow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piːls/, [pʰiːˀls]

Noun[edit]

pils c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of pil

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Pils, short for Pilsener (Bier).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɪls/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pils
  • Rhymes: -ɪls

Noun[edit]

pils m or n (plural pilsen, diminutive pilsje n)

  1. pilsner beer
  2. (by extension) lager beer

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse pilz; ultimately from Latin pellis (pelt, hide). Cognate with Danish pels.

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Noun[edit]

pils n (genitive singular pils, nominative plural pils)

  1. skirt

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Latvian[edit]

 pils on Latvian Wikipedia
Pils

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *pilis, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁-í-s, from *tpelH- (stronghold). Cognate with Ancient Greek πόλις (pólis), Sanskrit पुर (pura), Lithuanian pilis.

Noun[edit]

pils f (6th declension)

  1. palace (residence of a monarch or head of state; large, luxurious residence)
    prezidenta pilspresidential palace
    pils sardzethe palace guard
  2. castle (fortified building belonging to a king or nobleman)
    senlatviešu pilisancient Latvian castles
    viduslaiku pilismedieval castles
    pils muri, torņi, grāviscastle walls, towers, moat
    smilšu pilssandcastle

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

pils m (definite singular pilsen, uncountable)

  1. pilsner beer

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pils

  1. indefinite genitive singular of pil