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CimbrianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vil, from Old High German filu (many; much). Cognate with German viel.

AdjectiveEdit

biil

  1. (Sette Comuni) many, much
    Biil lòite fignarnt.Many people gossip.

ReferencesEdit

  • “biil” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

NavajoEdit

NounEdit

biil

  1. (clothing) traditional Pueblo-type dress, squaw dress

TzotzilEdit

NounEdit

biil

  1. name
    Kʼusi abi?
    What's your name?

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • John B. Haviland, Person reference in Tzotzil gossip: referring dupliciter (2007, →ISBN, in Person Reference in Interaction: Linguistic, Cultural and Social Perspectives (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), page 234
  • “bi(1)” in Laughlin, Robert M. (1975) The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of San Lorenzo Zinacantán. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.