See also: Chili and chīlì

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Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Spanish chile, from Classical Nahuatl chīlli.

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chili (countable and uncountable, plural chilis or chilies)

  1. (countable) The pungent, spicy fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum peppers, used in cooking.
    Synonym: chili pepper
    • 1874, Finlay Dun, “Peppers”, in Veterinary Medicines: Their Actions and Uses, 4th edition, New York, N.Y.: William Wood & Company, →OCLC, pages 442–443:
      Capsicum—the dried ripe fruit of Capsicum fastigiatum—is also known as Chilly pepper, Chillies, Guinea, or pod pepper, and is chiefly brought from Zanzibar. The several varieties differ in shape and size, are of a red colour, and filled with numerous red-brown, pungent seeds.
    • 2014, Jennifer Olvera, “Suburban Stunners, Stalwarts & Surprises”, in Amy Lyons, editor, Food Lovers’ Guide to Chicago: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings (Food Lovers’ Series), 2nd edition, Guilford, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press, →ISBN, page 187:
      Kama Indian Bistro, [] Everything is made from scratch, including the spice blends and sauces; the ingredients are quality; and the heat is no-holds-barred. Planks of crispy, "chilly" potatoes and elegant, delicately flavored shrimp Sunnaina in white-wine garlic-tomato concassé are hits.
  2. (uncountable) Powdered chili pepper, used as a spice or flavouring in cooking.
    Synonym: chili powder
  3. (Indian Chinese cuisine) A spicy stew of chicken or paneer, capsicum and onion, eaten as an appetizer.
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Etymology 2 edit

Ellipsis of chili con carne, from Spanish chile con carne (literally chili with meat).

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chili (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly US) A dish made with chili peppers and other ingredients, such as beans and beef.
    Synonym: chili con carne
  2. (Cincinnati) Cincinnati chili.
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chili

  1. chile.

Central Nahuatl edit

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  • (Amecameca, Cholula and Milpa Alta): chilli

Etymology edit

From Classical Nahuatl chilli.

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chili

  1. chili pepper.

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  • Rhymes: -i

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chili c (singular definite chilien, plural indefinite chilifrugter)

  1. chili

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Etymology edit

Borrowing from Spanish chili, from Classical Nahuatl chīlli.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈ(t)ʃi.li/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: chi‧li
  • Rhymes: -ili

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chili m (plural chilis)

  1. chili pepper
    Synonym: chilipeper
  2. chili (dish)

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English chili, from Spanish chile, from Classical Nahuatl chīlli.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃili/, [ˈt̪ʃili]
  • IPA(key): /ˈtsili/, [ˈts̠ili]
  • Rhymes: -ili
  • Syllabification(key): chi‧li

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chili

  1. chili
    Synonyms: chilipippuri, (archaic) turkinpippuri

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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
abessive chilittä chileittä
instructive chilein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of chili (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative chilini chilini
accusative nom. chilini chilini
gen. chilini
genitive chilini chilieni
partitive chiliäni chilejäni
inessive chilissäni chileissäni
elative chilistäni chileistäni
illative chiliini chileihini
adessive chililläni chileilläni
ablative chililtäni chileiltäni
allative chililleni chileilleni
essive chilinäni chileinäni
translative chilikseni chileikseni
abessive chilittäni chileittäni
instructive
comitative chileineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative chilisi chilisi
accusative nom. chilisi chilisi
gen. chilisi
genitive chilisi chiliesi
partitive chiliäsi chilejäsi
inessive chilissäsi chileissäsi
elative chilistäsi chileistäsi
illative chiliisi chileihisi
adessive chililläsi chileilläsi
ablative chililtäsi chileiltäsi
allative chilillesi chileillesi
essive chilinäsi chileinäsi
translative chiliksesi chileiksesi
abessive chilittäsi chileittäsi
instructive
comitative chileinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative chilimme chilimme
accusative nom. chilimme chilimme
gen. chilimme
genitive chilimme chiliemme
partitive chiliämme chilejämme
inessive chilissämme chileissämme
elative chilistämme chileistämme
illative chiliimme chileihimme
adessive chilillämme chileillämme
ablative chililtämme chileiltämme
allative chilillemme chileillemme
essive chilinämme chileinämme
translative chiliksemme chileiksemme
abessive chilittämme chileittämme
instructive
comitative chileinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative chilinne chilinne
accusative nom. chilinne chilinne
gen. chilinne
genitive chilinne chilienne
partitive chiliänne chilejänne
inessive chilissänne chileissänne
elative chilistänne chileistänne
illative chiliinne chileihinne
adessive chilillänne chileillänne
ablative chililtänne chileiltänne
allative chilillenne chileillenne
essive chilinänne chileinänne
translative chiliksenne chileiksenne
abessive chilittänne chileittänne
instructive
comitative chileinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative chilinsä chilinsä
accusative nom. chilinsä chilinsä
gen. chilinsä
genitive chilinsä chiliensä
partitive chiliään
chiliänsä
chilejään
chilejänsä
inessive chilissään
chilissänsä
chileissään
chileissänsä
elative chilistään
chilistänsä
chileistään
chileistänsä
illative chiliinsä chileihinsä
adessive chilillään
chilillänsä
chileillään
chileillänsä
ablative chililtään
chililtänsä
chileiltään
chileiltänsä
allative chililleen
chilillensä
chileilleen
chileillensä
essive chilinään
chilinänsä
chileinään
chileinänsä
translative chilikseen
chiliksensä
chileikseen
chileiksensä
abessive chilittään
chilittänsä
chileittään
chileittänsä
instructive
comitative chileineen
chileinensä

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Borrowed from Spanish chili.

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chili m

  1. chili, chili con carne

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chili m

  1. plural of chilo

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chili m

  1. chili

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chili m

  1. chili

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chili

  1. chili pepper

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Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from Spanish chili.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʂi.li/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ili
  • Syllabification: chi‧li

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chili n (indeclinable)

  1. chili (spicy fresh or dried fruit of capsicum)
  2. chili (spice)

Further reading edit

  • chili in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • chili in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Unadapted 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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Verb edit

a chili (third-person singular present chilește, past participle chilit) 4th conj.

  1. Obsolete form of pili.

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  • chili in Academia Română, Micul dicționar academic, ediția a II-a, Bucharest: Univers Enciclopedic, 2010. →ISBN

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃili/ [ˈt͡ʃi.li]
  • Rhymes: -ili
  • Syllabification: chi‧li

Noun edit

chili m (plural chilis)

  1. chili, chili con carne (dish)
    Synonym: chili con carne

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chili c

  1. chili

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Declension of chili 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative chili chilin chilifrukter chilifrukterna
Genitive chilis chilins chilifrukters chilifrukternas

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chili

  1. chili pepper.