EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English kile, kyle, kylle, from Old Norse kýli (boil), from Proto-Germanic *kūlǭ, *kūlijǭ (boil), from Proto-Indo-European *gewl- (vessel, bowl, ball), from Proto-Indo-European *gew-, *gū- (to bend, curve, vault). Cognate with Icelandic kýli (wen, boil), Swedish kula (boil, bulge; pit), Danish kule (boil, bump; pit), German Keule (club), German Kuhle (hollow), Dutch kuil (pit, hole).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kile (plural kiles)

  1. An ulcer; sore.

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kiːlə/, [ˈkʰiːlə]

NounEdit

kile c (singular definite kilen, plural indefinite kiler)

  1. wedge
  2. gusset

InflectionEdit

VerbEdit

kile (imperative kil, infinitive at kile, present tense kiler, past tense kilede, past participle har kilet)

  1. wedge

SwahiliEdit

AdverbEdit

kile

  1. that

SlovakEdit

NounEdit

kile

  1. locative singular of kilo
Last modified on 21 April 2014, at 17:14