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chile

See also: Chile

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish. A variant of chili, chilli; see that entry for more information.

NounEdit

chile (plural chiles)

  1. (US, regional) alternative form of chili (a chili pepper).
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chile (plural chillun or chirren)

  1. (Southern US, African American Vernacular) Eye dialect spelling of child.

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

chile m (plural chiles)

  1. alternative form of chili

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Classical Nahuatl chīlli (pepper).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃi.le/
  • (file)

NounEdit

chile m (plural chiles)

  1. chili, chilli, chile
  2. (vulgar, Mexico) penis, cock

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