DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *būla, from Proto-Germanic *būlijǭ. Cognate with English beal, German Beule.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buil m (plural builen, diminutive builtje n)

  1. bruise, bump

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Southern Scots) IPA(key): /ˈbɪl/

VerbEdit

tae buil (third-person singular simple present buils, present participle builin, simple past built, past participle built)

  1. (Hawick, archaic) To weep or bawl.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

buil f (genitive buile, plural builean)

  1. consequence, effect, result
  2. completion, conclusion

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