sutil

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See also: sutîl and sútil

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: su‧til
  • IPA(key): /suˈtil/, [suˈtil̪]

Adjective[edit]

sutíl (intensified sutilon)

  1. mischievous; naughty
    Synonyms: makaraw, maringgaw, pilyo, masungyaw
  2. impudent
    Synonym: tampalasan

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: su‧til
  • IPA(key): /suˈtil/, [s̪ʊˈt̪il̪]

Adjective[edit]

sutil

  1. rebellious

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese sotil (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin subtīlis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sutil m or f (plural sutís)

  1. subtle (not obvious; barely noticeable)
  2. cunning; skilful
    • c1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Glosario. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 652:
      Et fezomj Deus tãta merçee et deumj tal engeno et tã sotil que aprendj aliamja et toda a leenda dos mouros
      And God made so much grace and gave me such an intelligence and so cunning that I learned aljamiado and all the script of the Moors

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References[edit]

  • sutil” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • sutil” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • sotil” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • sutil” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • sutil” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sutil

  1. Alternative form of sotil

Piedmontese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sutil

  1. subtle

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese sotil, from Latin subtīlis (fine; thin), from sub- + tēla (a web).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -il, (Brazil) -iw
  • Hyphenation: su‧til

Adjective[edit]

sutil m or f (plural sutis) (Brazilian spelling)

  1. subtle (not obvious; barely noticeable)
    Synonym: ténue
    Antonyms: claro, óbvio
  2. subtle (cleverly contrived)
    Synonyms: ardiloso, astucioso, engenhoso, perspicaz, sagaz
  3. subtle; cunning, skillful
    Synonyms: arguto, hábil, habilidoso, talentoso

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with sútil.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Spanish sotil (thin; subtle), inherited from Latin subtīlis.

Although the Old Spanish term was inherited, and was often used concretely ("thin, fine"), since the early modern period it has been increasingly relegated to abstract uses. The vowel change o > u may be due either to the following i, or due to the influence of the Latin etymon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /suˈtil/ [suˈt̪il]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -il
  • Syllabification: su‧til

Adjective[edit]

sutil m or f (masculine and feminine plural sutiles)

  1. subtle
    • 1994, Fernando Navarro Domínguez, Análisis del discurso y Paremias en H. de Balzac, EDITUM, →ISBN, page 217:
      La diferencia sutil entre un vocablo y otro juega un papel importante.
      The subtle difference between one term and another plays an important role.

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Further reading[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: su‧til
  • IPA(key): /suˈtil/, [sʊˈtil]

Adjective[edit]

sutíl (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜓᜆᜒᜎ᜔)

  1. stubborn; hardheaded
    Synonyms: suwail, matigas ang ulo
  2. refractory; not yielding to treatment (of an illness)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish sutil.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: su‧til
  • IPA(key): /ˈsutil/, [ˈsu.tɪl]

Adjective[edit]

sutil (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜓᜆᜒᜎ᜔)

  1. subtle; profound; cunning
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