See also: Chili and chīlì

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EtymologyEdit

A variant of chilli; from Classical Nahuatl chilli, via Spanish chile.

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NounEdit

chili ‎(plural chilis or chilies)

  1. The pungent, spicy fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum peppers, used especially to add heat, or as a flavouring in cooking; associated with Mexican, Tex-Mex, and Indian cuisine.
    The farmers’ market had a wide variety of chilis from anchos to jalapeños to habaneros.
  2. A dish made with this fruit and other ingredients, such as beans and beef; chili con carne.
    I fancy having some chili for dinner tonight. What about you?
  3. (uncountable) Powdered chili pepper, used as a spice or flavouring in cooking.
    I want to make this pasta spicy so I’m going to add some chili to it.

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DanishEdit

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  • Rhymes: -i

NounEdit

chili c (singular definite chilien, plural indefinite chilifrugter)

  1. chili

DutchEdit

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NounEdit

chili c ‎(plural chilis)

  1. chili

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

chili

  1. chili

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of chili (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative chili chilit
genitive chilin chilien
partitive chiliä chilejä
illative chiliin chileihin
singular plural
nominative chili chilit
accusative nom. chili chilit
gen. chilin
genitive chilin chilien
partitive chiliä chilejä
inessive chilissä chileissä
elative chilistä chileistä
illative chiliin chileihin
adessive chilillä chileillä
ablative chililtä chileiltä
allative chilille chileille
essive chilinä chileinä
translative chiliksi chileiksi
instructive chilein
abessive chilittä chileittä
comitative chileineen

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chili m

  1. plural of chilo

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish chili, from Classical Nahuatl chīlli.

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chili m (plural chilis)

  1. chili pepper (piquant fruit of Capsicum plants, especially the varieties used in Mexican cuisine)
  2. (uncountable) chili (spice made from chili peppers)
  3. (uncountable) chili; chili con carne (dish of meat, beans, tomato sauce and chili)

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chili c

  1. chili

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