See also: kilé, kilè, and kilë

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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, perfect tense har kilet)

  1. wedge

KumakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French clé.

NounEdit

kile

  1. key

ReferencesEdit

  • Claire Moyse-Faurie, Borrowings from Romance languages in Oceanic languages, in Aspects of Language Contact (2008, ISBN 3110206048)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German kil; compare with German Keil.

NounEdit

kile m (definite singular kilen, indefinite plural kiler, definite plural kilene)

  1. a wedge or chock

Etymology 2Edit

From the noun (sense 1); and Old Norse kitla (sense 2)

VerbEdit

kile (imperative kil, present tense kiler, passive kiles, simple past kilte, past participle kilt, present tense kilende)

  1. to wedge (something)
  2. to tickle (transitive / intransitive)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German kil

NounEdit

kile m (definite singular kilen, indefinite plural kilar, definite plural kilane)

  1. a wedge or chock

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SlovakEdit

NounEdit

kile

  1. locative singular of kilo

SwahiliEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kile

  1. Ki class inflected form of -le.