See also: Pila, píla, pilá, pilą, piła, piłą, pil·a, and Piła

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

pila

  1. plural of pilum

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin pīla (mortar).

NounEdit

pila (plural pilae)

  1. (art, archaeology) A mortar.

AnagramsEdit


AklanonEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Austronesian *pijax.

PronounEdit

pila

  1. how many

Bikol CentralEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Spanish pila (small battery).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pi‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈpila/

NounEdit

pila

  1. (rare) battery (for flashlights)
    Synonym: bateriya

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish fila (line).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pi‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈpila/

NounEdit

pila

  1. line; queue; line of persons, vehicles, etc.
    Synonym: linya

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pi‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈpilaʔ/

NounEdit

pilà

  1. scar; scab

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin pīla (pillar).

NounEdit

pila f (plural piles)

  1. pile, stack, heap
    • 2019, “Sento”, in Energia fosca, performed by El Petit de Cal Eril:
      On deu anar tota l'aigua del mar? / Piles d'objectes, tones de sal.
      Where should all the seawater go? / Heaps of objects, tonnes of salt.
  2. bunch, load
  3. battery
  4. (heraldry) pile
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin pīla (mortar).

NounEdit

pila f (plural piles)

  1. A stone basin, especially a baptismal font.
    Synonym: pica
Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Proto-Austronesian *pijax.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pi‧la
  • IPA(key): /piˈla/, [pɪˈl̪a]

PronounEdit

pila

  1. how many?

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish fila (line).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pi‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈpila/, [ˈpil̪ʌ]

NounEdit

pila

  1. queue

CzechEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *pila.

NounEdit

pila f

  1. saw
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

pila

  1. inflection of pít:
    1. feminine singular past participle
    2. neuter plural past participle

Further readingEdit

  • pila in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • pila in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Norse [Term?] (compare Old Swedish spil), from Middle Low German spil, from Proto-West Germanic *spil. Cognates include Estonian pila, Karelian pila. Probably a doublet of peli.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpilɑ/, [ˈpilɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ilɑ
  • Syllabification: pi‧la

NounEdit

pila

  1. practical joke, jest, prank
    Synonym: kepponen
  2. (dated) Synonym of vitsi (joke, jest).

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of pila (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative pila pilat
genitive pilan pilojen
partitive pilaa piloja
illative pilaan piloihin
singular plural
nominative pila pilat
accusative nom. pila pilat
gen. pilan
genitive pilan pilojen
pilainrare
partitive pilaa piloja
inessive pilassa piloissa
elative pilasta piloista
illative pilaan piloihin
adessive pilalla piloilla
ablative pilalta piloilta
allative pilalle piloille
essive pilana piloina
translative pilaksi piloiksi
instructive piloin
abessive pilatta piloitta
comitative piloineen
Possessive forms of pila (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person pilani pilamme
2nd person pilasi pilanne
3rd person pilansa

Derived termsEdit

CompoundsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pila

  1. third-person singular past historic of piler

AnagramsEdit


GaroEdit

VerbEdit

pila

  1. to apply liquid to the body

HigaononEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Austronesian *pijax.

PronounEdit

pila

  1. how many

IngrianEdit

NounEdit

pila

  1. joke

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.la/
  • Rhymes: -ila
  • Hyphenation: pì‧la

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin pīla (pillar).

NounEdit

pila f (plural pile)

  1. pile (all senses)
  2. (heraldry) pile (one of the standard geometric designs placed across the center of a coat of arms, such as a pale or fess)
  3. battery (electrical)
  4. torch / flashlight
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin pīla (mortar).

NounEdit

pila f (plural pile)

  1. basin

AnagramsEdit


Khumi ChinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Burmese ပုလင်း (pu.lang:).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pila

  1. bottle

ReferencesEdit

  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[1], Payap University, page 73

LadinoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • פילה(Hebrew orthography spelling)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pīla.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.la/
  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.læ/, /ˈpi.lɛ/, /ˈpi.le/, /ˈpi.lə/ (dialects with narrowing of final "a"s)

NounEdit

pila m (Latin spelling, plural pilas)

  1. sink, washbasin
    Lávate las manos en la pila.
    Wash your hands in the sink.
  2. pile, heap
    Avía una pila de livros en la mesa.
    There was a pile of books on the table.

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from Proto-Italic *pistlā, from Proto-Indo-European *pis-tlo-, from *peys- (to crush), whence also pīlum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pīla f (genitive pīlae); first declension

  1. mortar (used with a pestle)
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pīla pīlae
Genitive pīlae pīlārum
Dative pīlae pīlīs
Accusative pīlam pīlās
Ablative pīlā pīlīs
Vocative pīla pīlae
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Catalan: pila
  • English: pile
  • French: pile
  • Friulian: pile

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Italic *peilā, further etymology unknown. The Latin denominal pīlāre (to fix firmly) finds a parallel in Oscan ehpeílatasset ([the stele] has been erected, 3p pf. pass.).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pīla f (genitive pīlae); first declension

  1. pillar
  2. pier
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pīla pīlae
Genitive pīlae pīlārum
Dative pīlae pīlīs
Accusative pīlam pīlās
Ablative pīlā pīlīs
Vocative pīla pīlae
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Likely same as Etymology 1.

NounEdit

pīla n pl

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of pīlum

Etymology 4Edit

Likely from pilus (hair), thus originally meaning "bundle of hair".

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pila f (genitive pilae); first declension

  1. ball
  2. (figuratively) a game of ball
    • c. 4 BCE – 65 CE, Seneca the Younger, De brevitate vitae 13:
      Persequi singulos longum est quorum aut latrunculi aut pila aut excoquendi in sole corporis cura consumpsere vitam.
      It would be tedious to mention all the different men who have spent the whole of their life over chess or ball or the practice of baking their bodies in the sun.
  3. globe, sphere
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pila pilae
Genitive pilae pilārum
Dative pilae pilīs
Accusative pilam pilās
Ablative pilā pilīs
Vocative pila pilae
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • pila”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pila”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pila in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • pila in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to throw down the javelins (pila) and fight with the sword: omissis pilis gladiis rem gerere
  • pila”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pila”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 465

MalagasyEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French pile.

NounEdit

pila

  1. battery

MansakaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Austronesian *pijax.

PronounEdit

pila

  1. how many

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

pila m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of pil

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

pila f or m

  1. definite feminine singular of pil

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.lɐ/, [ˈpi.lɐ]

NounEdit

pila f (plural pilas)

  1. (Portugal, slang) penis
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:penis/translations
  2. (Brazil, slang) cash

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *pila, from Old High German fil (file) (see modern German Feile).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pǐːla/
  • Hyphenation: pi‧la

NounEdit

píla f (Cyrillic spelling пи́ла)

  1. (regional, Croatia) saw
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *pila.

ParticipleEdit

pila

  1. feminine singular / neuter plural l-participle of pȉti

SicilianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpila/
  • Hyphenation: pi‧la

Etymology 1Edit

From pilu, from Latin pilus

NounEdit

pila m

  1. plural of pilu
  2. (plural only) The collection or mass of such growths growing from the skin of humans and animals, and forming a covering for a part of the head or for any part or the whole body.
  3. (by extension) The collection or mass of slender outgrowths, filaments, or fibers growing or projecting from the surface of an object or organism.

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin pīla (pillar). Compare French pile, Italian pila, Spanish pila.

NounEdit

pila f (plural pili)

  1. small battery
    Coordinate term: battirìa
  2. pile, stack, heap, mound
    Synonym: munzeḍḍu
    Àju na pila di robbi di lavari e stirari.I have a pile/stack of clothes to wash and iron.
  3. money

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin pīla (mortar). Compare Portuguese pia, Catalan pica.

NounEdit

pila f (plural pili)

  1. sink; washbasin

Related termsEdit

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pila.

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

pila

  1. feminine singular l-participle of piť

SloveneEdit

 
Pila

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *pila, a borrowing from Old High German fila. See modern German Feile.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

píla f

  1. file (abrasive tool)
InflectionEdit
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. píla
gen. sing. píle
singular dual plural
nominative píla píli píle
accusative pílo píli píle
genitive píle píl píl
dative píli pílama pílam
locative píli pílah pílah
instrumental pílo pílama pílami

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *pila.

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

pȋla

  1. feminine singular / neuter plural l-participle of píti

SpanishEdit

 
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Pilas (left) and baterías (right)
pilas recarbables

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin pīla (pillar). Compare French pile.

NounEdit

pila f (plural pilas)

  1. small battery
    Coordinate term: batería
  2. pile, stack, heap, mound
    Synonym: montón
    Tengo una pila de papeles encima de la mesa con órdenes de trabajo.I have a pile/stack of papers on my desk with work orders.
  3. (colloquial) a lot
    Synonym: montón
    una pila de cosasa bunch of stuff
  4. (heraldry) pile
Usage notesEdit

pila is used for small, cylindrical batteries (some are straight), type AA, AAA, AAAA, C, D, N, 9V. And the batería for rectangular and large rechargeable batteries, like in smartphones, laptops, e-scooters, electric cars. Although the pilas can also be rechargeable.

Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Bikol Central: pila

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin pīla (mortar). Compare Portuguese pia, Catalan pica.

Sinks
A baptismal font

NounEdit

pila f (plural pilas)

  1. sink; washbasin
    Hyponym: fregadero
  2. font, baptismal font
    Synonym: pila bautismal
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

pila

  1. inflection of pilar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the noun pil (dart, arrow)

VerbEdit

pila (present pilar, preterite pilade, supine pilat, imperative pila)

  1. (dated) to dart; to run quickly, to shoot rapidly and energetically along

ConjugationEdit


TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pi‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈpila/, [ˈpilɐ]

NounEdit

pila

  1. clay for making earthenware

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish fila (line), from French file (line).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pi‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈpila/, [ˈpilɐ]

NounEdit

pila

  1. line; file
  2. queue; line of persons, vehicles, etc.

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Spanish pila (small battery), from Latin pīla (mortar).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pi‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈpila/, [ˈpilɐ]

NounEdit

pila

  1. small electric battery

See alsoEdit

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pi‧la
  • IPA(key): /piˈla/, [pɪˈla]

AdjectiveEdit

pila

  1. broken off (as the handle of a jug, neck of a bottle, etc.)
  2. chipped off (as the edge rim of crockery, etc.)

AnagramsEdit


TausugEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *pijax.

PronounEdit

pila

  1. how many