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See also: Lila

CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lila m, f (masculine and feminine plural liles)

  1. lilac

NounEdit

lila m (plural liles)

  1. lilac

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: li‧la

Etymology 1Edit

From French lilas, from lilacs, the plural of lilac "shrub of genus Syringa with mauve flowers", from Spanish lilac, from Arabic (lilak), from Persian (lilak), variant of (nilak) "bluish", from (nil) "indigo", of unknown origin (compare Sanskrit nilah "dark blue")

NounEdit

lila n (plural lila's, diminutive lilaatje n)

  1. lilac (color)

AdjectiveEdit

lila (invariable, comparative meer lila, superlative meest lila)

  1. lilac
DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

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Etymology 2Edit

Unknown, possibly oriental

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lila ? (plural lila's, diminutive lilaatje n)

  1. A small, even shoulder-portable type of (colonial?) field gun, notably used in the East Indies

FinnishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lila (comparative lilempi or lilampi, superlative lilin or liloin)

  1. Alternative form of liila.

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

lila

  1. Alternative form of liila.

DeclensionEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈliːla/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪla/ (regional; overall rather rare)

AdjectiveEdit

lila (comparative lilaner, superlative am lilasten or lilansten)

  1. colored lilac, purple, violet

Usage notesEdit

  • The adjective is usually treated as invariable in the formal standard language, thus neither declined forms nor comparation forms are used.
  • In less formal style and in the vernacular, lila has normal inflected forms. An -n- is then infixed before (vocalic) endings. Compare the same in rosa.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • violett (at least in common usage)

External linksEdit

  • lila in Duden online

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlilɒ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: li‧la

AdjectiveEdit

lila (comparative lilább, superlative leglilább)

  1. purple, violet (color)

Derived termsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French lilac, from Arabic ليلك (līlak), from Persian نیلک (nilak), from نیل (nil, dark blue), ultimately from Sanskrit नीला (nīlā, dark blue)

NounEdit

lila f (plural lilas)

  1. (botany) a lilac shrub
  2. a lilac's flower

AdjectiveEdit

lila m, f (plural lilas)

  1. colored lilac, purple, violet

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lila ?

  1. lilac (color)

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

lila

  1. genitive singular of lil

ZazakiEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lila (comparative dehana lila, superlative zaf lila)

  1. colored lilac, purple, violet