See also: ile, Ile, ilé, ilɛ, île, and %ile

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -īlis.

SuffixEdit

-ile

  1. (non-productive) tending to, or capable of

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈi.le/, [ˈiːl̺e]
  • Hyphenation: -ì‧le

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin -īle (forming names of enclosures for animals; more generally, forming names of places where certain goods are stored).

SuffixEdit

-ile m (plural -ili)

  1. Used to form nouns indicating locations that host animals or objects
    campana (bell) + ‎-ile → ‎campanile (bell tower)
    porco (pig) + ‎-ile → ‎porcile (pigsty)
    fieno (hay) + ‎-ile → ‎fienile (hayloft)

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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin -īlem, accusative case of -īlis.

SuffixEdit

-ile m (plural -ili)

  1. (non-productive) -ile (tending to or capable of)

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LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

SuffixEdit

-īle n (genitive -īlis); third declension

  1. Forming names of enclosures for animals; more generally, forming names of places where certain goods are stored.
    sūs (pig) + ‎-ile → ‎suīle (pigsty)
    fēnum (hay) + ‎-ile → ‎fēnīle (hayloft)

Derived termsEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: -ile

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

SuffixEdit

-īle

  1. nominative neuter singular of -īlis
  2. accusative neuter singular of -īlis
  3. vocative neuter singular of -īlis