See also: CIL, cíl, cîl, and çil

DalmatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caelum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cil m

  1. sky
  2. heaven

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, according to the TLFi, borrowed from Latin cilium, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel-yo-m, which is derived from *ḱel- (to cover).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cil m (plural cils)

  1. eyelash

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Le Grand Dictionnaire Larousse, français-anglais Paris, 1995

Further readingEdit


Northern KurdishEdit

NounEdit

cil m

  1. dress, garment, clothes (apparel)

Derived termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cil m (oblique and nominative feminine singular cile)

  1. Alternative form of cel

DeclensionEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French cil

NounEdit

cil m (plural cili)

  1. cilium

DeclensionEdit


TatarEdit

NounEdit

cil

  1. wind

VolapükEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cil (nominative plural cils)

  1. (male or female) child

DeclensionEdit

HyponymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Welsh cylion, from Proto-Brythonic *kil, from Proto-Celtic *kūlos, from Proto-Indo-European *kuH-lo-, from *(s)kewH- (to cover).

Cognate with Cornish kil, Old Irish cúl, and Latin cūlus.

NounEdit

cil m (plural ciliau or cilion or cilod or ciloedd)

  1. corner, angle
    1. back, nape of the neck
    2. retreat, flight
    3. recess, covert, nook
    4. (in transferred sense) part of the harp which supports the treble-strings
    5. back of an edged tool
    6. eclipse, wane
Derived termsEdit
  • cilbost m (side-post, gate-post)
  • cilbren m (keel of a vessel)
  • cildrem f (side look or glance, leer)
  • cildroi (to turn back, reverse)
  • cildwrn m (half-closed hollow of hand, lower side of fist; tip, gratuity, bribe)
  • cilddant m (molar tooth, grinder)
  • ciledrych (to glance, squint, leer, cast a sly look)
  • cilfach f (nook, recess, corner, sheltered or secluded spot; retreat, hiding place, covert; creek, cove, inlet of the sea, gulf, bay)
  • cilgant m (crescent)
  • cilio (to retreat, withdraw, depart, recede, retire; to pass away or be spent (of time); to fall away, backslide; to renounce one's profession; to flinch, flee, run away; to diminish, decrease, ebb, wane, shrink, decline; to put to flight, pursue, drive or turn away, repel)
  • cilwen f (half smile, faint smile, simper, smirk, leer)
  • cilwg m (frown, scowl, suspicious or threatening look; hatred, ill-will, sullenness)

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English keel.

NounEdit

cil m

  1. (nautical) keel

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cil gil nghil chil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • chapter CIL, in R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors, Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 1950–present