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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish añil (indigo), from Andalusian Arabic النيل (an-nīl), from Arabic نِيل (nīl), from Persian نیل (nīl, indigo), from Middle Persian, ultimately from Sanskrit नीला (nīlā, dark blue).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: an‧yil

NounEdit

anyil

  1. laundry blue

VerbEdit

anyil

  1. To blue; to add ultramarine, indigo or Prussian blue into laundry wash to prevent yellowing.

HiligaynonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish añil.

AdjectiveEdit

anyíl

  1. indigo