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Etymology

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From Dutch kil, from Middle Dutch kille.

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Adjective

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kil (attributive kil, comparative kiler, superlative kilste)

  1. cold, chilly (of temperatures, weather, etc.)
  2. cold-hearted, cold-blooded

Breton

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Noun

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kil ?

  1. back

Cornish

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Etymology 1

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From Middle Cornish kyl, from Old Cornish chil, from Proto-Brythonic *kil, from Proto-Celtic *kūlos. Compare Breton kil, Welsh cil.

Noun

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kil m (plural kilyer)

  1. nook, recess
  2. back, nape, reverse
Derived terms
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  • kila (to recede)

Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Old French quille. Compare Breton kilhoù.

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kil m (plural kilyow or kilys)

  1. skittle, ninepin, bowling pin

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2020, An Gerlyver Meur, ed. Dr Ken George (3rd edition, p.357)

Czech

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Noun

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kil

  1. genitive plural of kilo

Danish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kiːl/, [kʰiːˀl]

Verb

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kil

  1. imperative of kile

Dutch

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kɪl/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: kil
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Etymology 1

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From Middle Dutch kille, from Proto-Germanic *kaliz,[1] related to Middle Dutch killen (to be (ice) cold).

Related also to German Low German Köle, German kühl, Danish køle, Swedish kyla, Icelandic kylur, and English chill.

Adjective

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kil (comparative killer, superlative kilst)

  1. cold-hearted, cold-blooded
  2. cold, chilly (of temperatures, weather, etc.)
Inflection
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Declension of kil
uninflected kil
inflected kille
comparative killer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial kil killer het kilst
het kilste
indefinite m./f. sing. kille killere kilste
n. sing. kil killer kilste
plural kille killere kilste
definite kille killere kilste
partitive kils killers
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Descendants
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  • Afrikaans: kil

Etymology 2

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From Middle Dutch kille, from Old Dutch *killa, from Proto-Germanic *kiljǭ, ultimately related to *kīnaną (to crack, split).[2]

Noun

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kil f (plural killen, diminutive killetje n)

  1. kill, waterway on sand flats or mud flats
  2. creek, rivulet
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References

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  1. ^ “kil” in The New Oxford American Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2005
  2. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010), “kille2”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute

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French

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Etymology

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A clipping of kilo.

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Noun

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kil m (plural kils)

  1. (slang) Synonym of kilo
  2. (slang) liter of wine.

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Garo

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Noun

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kil

  1. cotton

Guinea-Bissau Creole

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Etymology

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From Portuguese aquele. Cognate with Kabuverdianu kel.

Pronoun

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kil

  1. this
  2. that

Marshallese

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Noun

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kil (construct form kilin)

  1. skin

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Mokilese

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Pronunciation

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IPA(key): /ˈkil/

Noun

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kil

  1. skin

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Verb

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kil

  1. imperative of kile

Old French

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Contraction

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kil

  1. Contraction of ke + il (that he, that it)

Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl
 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology

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Borrowed from German Kiel.

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Noun

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kil m inan (related adjective kilowy)

  1. (nautical) keel (beam along the underside of a ship's hull)
    Synonym: stępka
  2. (aeronautics) keel (construction similar in form and use to a ship's keel; in an aeroplane, a fin or fixed surface employed to increase stability and to hold the machine to its course)
  3. (zoology) keel (periphery of a whorl extended to form a more or less flattened plate; a prominent spiral ridge)

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interjections

Further reading

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

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French kil, kilo.

Noun

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kil n (plural kile)

  1. kilo

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Slovene

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Noun

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kil

  1. genitive dual/plural of kila

Southwestern Dinka

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Noun

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kil (plural kiɛl)

  1. rhinoceros

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  • Dinka-English Dictionary[1], 2005

Swedish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Middle Low German, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *kīnaną (to split, crack open).

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Noun

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kil c

  1. wedge
  2. (heraldry) pile

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Declension of kil 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kil kilen kilar kilarna
Genitive kils kilens kilars kilarnas

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Tarao

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Noun

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kil

  1. elbow

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  • Chungkham Yashwanta Singh (2002) Tarao Grammar (in Tarao)

Turkish

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Etymology

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From Persian گل (gel).

Noun

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kil (definite accusative kili, plural killer)

  1. clay

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Volapük

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Volapük cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : kil
    Ordinal : kilid
    Adverbial : kilna

Numeral

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kil

  1. three

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Wiradjuri

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Noun

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kil

  1. Alternative spelling of geel

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Noun

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kil

  1. corner

References

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  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 40