zil

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See also: Zil, žil, and žíl

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

zil (plural zils)

  1. Alternative form of zill (kind of cymbal)

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Antillean Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French îles. See zil#Haitian Creole for more.

Noun[edit]

zil

  1. island

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French île (island). In French, the plural form îles is commonly preceded by a determiner- such as aux, les or mes- whose final s or x is pronounced /z/ before vowels (and is otherwise silent). As a result, îles was reanalyzed in Haitian Creole as beginning with /z/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zil

  1. island

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French îles. In French, the plural word îles is commonly preceded by a word, such as aux, les or mes, whose final s or x is not pronounced except in front of vowels, where it is pronounced /z/. As a result, îles was reanalyzed as having /z/ at the beginning..

Noun[edit]

zil

  1. island

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Romagnol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caelum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zil m

  1. sky
    • November 2012, Augusto Ancarani, Bon Nadel in la Ludla, il Papiro, page 5:
      In zil u gn’ era l’ombra d’una stèla;
      In the sky there wasn’t even a shadow of a star;

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish زل (zil), perhaps from Persian زیر (zir).

Noun[edit]

zil (definite accusative zili, plural ziller)

  1. (door) bell
  2. cymbal

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Yola[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English zelf, from Old English self.

Pronoun[edit]

zil

  1. self

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References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (d. 1827) (before 1828), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, published 1867, page 81