See also: PIL, pił, Píl, -pil, and -pil·-

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch pil, from Middle Dutch pille, from Medieval Latin pilla, from Latin pilula, diminutive of pila (ball).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pil (plural pille, diminutive pilletjie)

  1. A pill.

Derived termsEdit


Chinook JargonEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pil

  1. red

Derived termsEdit


CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pil

  1. masculine singular past participle of pít

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From late Old Norse píla, from Latin pīlum (javelin).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piːl/, [pʰiːˀl]

NounEdit

pil c (singular definite pilen, plural indefinite pile)

  1. arrow
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse píll.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piːl/, [pʰiːˀl]

NounEdit

pil c (singular definite pilen, plural indefinite pile)

  1. willow
InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See pile.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piːl/, [pʰiːˀl]

VerbEdit

pil

  1. imperative of pile

Etymology 4Edit

See pille.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pil

  1. imperative of pille

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɪl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pil
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch pille, from Medieval Latin pilla, from Latin pilula, diminutive of pila (ball).

NounEdit

pil f (plural pillen, diminutive pilletje n)

  1. a pill, an usually ball- or oval-shaped, coated portion of a drug to be taken orally
  2. (with definite article: de pil) 'the' contraceptive pill
    Synonym: anticonceptiepil
  3. an analogous ball-shaped object
  4. (metonymically) an expert in pill use:
    1. a pharmacist
    2. an MD
    3. (military) a med student
  5. a thick sandwich
  6. a hard kick on a balk or other object
  7. a bitter experience
  8. a large book, a tome
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: pil
  • Indonesian: pil
  • Papiamentu: pelchi, pilchi, peeltsji (from the diminutive)
  • Sranan Tongo: perki

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French pile.

NounEdit

pil f (plural pillen, diminutive pilleke n)

  1. (Belgium) an electric battery

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Dutch pille. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

pil m or f (plural pillen)

  1. (obsolete) godchild
Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


HausaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French pile.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pîl m

  1. (Niger) battery (especially of a flashlight)
    Synonym: (Nigeria) batir

IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch pil (pill), from Middle Dutch pille, from Medieval Latin pilla, from Latin pilula, diminutive of pila (ball).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɪl]
  • Hyphenation: pil

NounEdit

pil (first-person possessive pilku, second-person possessive pilmu, third-person possessive pilnya)

  1. (medicine, pharmacy) pill: a small, usually round or cylindrical object designed for easy swallowing, usually containing some sort of medication.
    Synonyms: gentel, tablet

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pil m

  1. Alternative form of PIL

KarakalpakEdit

NounEdit

pil

  1. elephant

LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

pil

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of pilēt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of pilēt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of pilēt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of pilēt

NehanEdit

NounEdit

pil

  1. thunder

Further readingEdit

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)
  • Malcolm Ross et al, The Lexicon of Proto-Oceanic: The Culture and Environment →ISBN:
    Nehan pil 'thunder' [...] Solos pina 'thunder'

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse píla

NounEdit

pil f or m (definite singular pila or pilen, indefinite plural piler, definite plural pilene)

  1. an arrow (projectile)
    pil og buebow and arrow
  2. an arrow (graphic symbol)
Derived termsEdit
 
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse píll

NounEdit

pil f or m (definite singular pila or pilen, indefinite plural piler, definite plural pilene)

  1. a willow (tree of genus Salix)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse píla, from Latin pilum (javelin).

NounEdit

pil f (definite singular pila, indefinite plural piler, definite plural pilene)

pil m (definite singular pilen, indefinite plural pilar, definite plural pilane)

  1. an arrow (projectile)
    pil og bogebow and arrow
  2. an arrow (graphic symbol)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse píll

NounEdit

pil (inflections as for Etymology 1)

  1. a willow (tree of genus Salix)

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pil

  1. second-person singular imperative of pilić

RadeEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French pile.

NounEdit

pil

  1. battery

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Possibly from a Vulgar Latin root *pillum (compare piuă, from *pilla), or from Latin pīlum (spear).

NounEdit

pil n (plural piluri)

  1. (regional) stick, rod; also, a horsewhip

See alsoEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bavarian pronunciation of German Bild as in German Bildsäule, later reinterpreted, extended and modified in meaning range by clipping of pìlōn.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pȋl m (Cyrillic spelling пи̑л)

  1. an architectural monument in pillar shape standing apart from other buildings and often of religious significance (stele and statue, ornamented pillar, a pylon in the Egyptian sense, often a kind of chapel that is open-air like a mobile-phone-era payphone called poklónac)
    Hypernym: kȋp

DeclensionEdit


SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pilъ.

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

pil

  1. masculine singular l-participle of piť

SloveneEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *pilъ.

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

pȋł

  1. masculine singular l-participle of píti

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *pilъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

píl

  1. genitive plural/dual of píla

Etymology 3Edit

From Bavarian pronunciation of German Bild as in Bildsäule.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pīl m inan

  1. a monument often in pillar shape standing apart from other buildings
InflectionEdit
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. pīl
gen. sing. pīla
singular dual plural
nominative pīl pīla pīli
accusative pīl pīla pīle
genitive pīla pīlov pīlov
dative pīlu pīloma pīlom
locative pīlu pīlih pīlih
instrumental pīlom pīloma pīli

ReferencesEdit

  • pil”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse píla

NounEdit

pil c

  1. arrow, the weapon
  2. arrow, the symbol
  3. dart, the small arrowlike thing thrown in the game of darts.

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse píli

NounEdit

pil c

  1. willow, a tree in the genus Salix

DeclensionEdit

Declension of pil 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pil pilen pilar pilarna
Genitive pils pilens pilars pilarnas

SynonymsEdit

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French pile.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pil (definite accusative pili, plural piller)

  1. battery

SynonymsEdit


TurkmenEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Persian بیل(bēl).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

pil (definite accusative pili, plural piller)

  1. shovel, spade
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Persian پیل(pīl).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

pil (definite accusative pili, plural piller)

  1. elephant
DeclensionEdit

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

pil (nominative plural pils)

  1. eel

DeclensionEdit


ZouEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pil

  1. clever

ReferencesEdit