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See also: Lile and lilë

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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • lil (obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin līlium, from Ancient Greek λείριον (leírion), from Fayyumic Coptic ϩⲗⲏⲣⲓ (hlēri), variant of ϩⲣⲏⲣⲉ (hrēre), from Demotic ḥrrj (flower), from Egyptian ḥrrt (flower).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lile f (genitive singular lile, nominative plural lilí or lilíocha)

  1. lily (flower in the genus Lilium)

DeclensionEdit

Alternative plural form: lilíocha

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

lile

  1. (obsolete) inflection of lil:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative and vocative plural

Further readingEdit

  • lile” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “lile” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 437.
  • "lile" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “lile” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “lile” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

SwahiliEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lile

  1. Ji class inflected form of -le.

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

lile

  1. dative singular of lil