sutil

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See also: sutîl

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish sutil, from Latin subtīlis.

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sutil

  1. rebellious

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Etymology[edit]

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

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sutil m, f (plural sutis, comparable) (Brazilian orthography)

  1. subtle (not obvious; barely noticeable)
  2. subtle (cleverly contrived)
  3. subtle; cunning, skillful

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin subtīlis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /suˈtil/, [suˈt̪il]
  • Rhymes: -il

Adjective[edit]

sutil (plural sutiles)

  1. subtle
    • 1994, Fernando Navarro Domínguez, Análisis del discurso y Paremias en H. de Balzac, EDITUM ISBN 9788476845752, 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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