baiļat

MarshalleseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English pilot, from Middle French pilot, pillot, from Italian pilota, piloto, older also pedotta, pedot(t)o (the form in pil- is probably influenced by pileggiare (to sail, navigate)); ultimately from unattested Byzantine Greek *πηδώτης (*pēdṓtēs, helmsman), from Ancient Greek πηδόν (pēdón, blade of an oar, oar).

PronunciationEdit

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pˠɑːilˠɑtˠ], (enunciated) [pˠɑ ilˠɑtˠ]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pˠæɰjilˠætˠ/
  • Bender phonemes: {bahyiļat}

NounEdit

baiļat (M.O.D.: baiḷat)

  1. a pilot

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