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EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

chili (countable and uncountable, 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 certain cuisines including Mexican, Tex-Mex, Indian, Thai, and some parts of China.
    The farmers’ market had a wide variety of chilis from anchos to jalapeños to habaneros.
    • 1874, Finlay Dun, “Peppers”, in Veterinary Medicines: Their Actions and Uses, 4th edition, New York, N.Y.: William Wood & Company, OCLC 909784410, 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. 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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Central Huasteca NahuatlEdit

NounEdit

chili

  1. chile.

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -i

NounEdit

chili c (singular definite chilien, plural indefinite chilifrugter)

  1. chili

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish chili, from Classical Nahuatl chīlli.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

chili m (plural chilis)

  1. chili

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Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

NounEdit

chili

  1. Alternative spelling of chilli, chili pepper.

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

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

chili m

  1. plural of chilo

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

chili m

  1. chili

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

chili m

  1. chili

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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish chili, from Classical Nahuatl chīlli.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chili m (plural chilis)

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

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

chili c

  1. chili

DeclensionEdit

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

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