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See also: Pila, píla, pilá, and piła

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

pila

  1. plural of pilum

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pīla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pila f (plural piles)

  1. pile, heap
  2. bunch, load
  3. battery
  4. (heraldry) pile

CebuanoEdit

DeterminerEdit

pila

  1. how many?
  2. how much?

AdverbEdit

pila

  1. how much?

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pila.

NounEdit

pila f

  1. saw

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

pila

  1. past tense of the feminine form of pít

Further readingEdit

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

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Germanic language, compare Proto-Germanic *spilą (game, dance) and Swedish spel (game).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

pila

  1. joke, jest
  2. practical 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

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pila

  1. third-person singular past historic of piler

AnagramsEdit


IngrianEdit

NounEdit

pila

  1. joke

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin pīla (mortar).

NounEdit

pila f (plural pile)

  1. basin

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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 (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

From Proto-Italic *pistlā, from Proto-Indo-European *pis-tlo-, from *peys- (to crush). See pīlum.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpiː.la/, [ˈpiː.ɫa]
  • (file)

NounEdit

pīla f (genitive pīlae); first declension

  1. mortar (used with a pestle)
InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pīla pīlae
genitive pīlae pīlārum
dative pīlae pīlīs
accusative pīlam pīlās
ablative pīlā pīlīs
vocative pīla pīlae
SynonymsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Unknown, but cognate or related to Oscan denominal verb ehpeílatasset (to erect). Or from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂g- (which would make it cognate with paciscor, pāgina, pāgus, pālus, pāngō, pāx, pignus).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pīla f (genitive pīlae); first declension

  1. pillar
  2. pier
InflectionEdit

First declension.

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

Unknown. Possibly 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
InflectionEdit

First declension.

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, 1883–1887)
  • pila in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], 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, page 465

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

pila m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of pil

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

pila f, m

  1. definite feminine singular of pil

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

pila f (plural pilas)

  1. (slang, Portugal) penis
  2. (slang, South Brazil) cash

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

píla f (Cyrillic spelling пи́ла)

  1. (regional, Croatia) saw

DeclensionEdit


SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pilu, from Latin pilus

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

pila f

  1. (anatomy) body hair

SloveneEdit

 
Pila

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

píla f (genitive píle, nominative plural píle)

  1. file (abrasive tool)

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pīla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pila f (plural pilas)

  1. small battery
  2. pile, mound
  3. (colloquial) a lot
  4. (heraldry) pile
  5. sink; washbasin
  6. font

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

VerbEdit

pila

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of pilar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of pilar.

SwedishEdit

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

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

pila

  1. clay for making earthenware

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

pila

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

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

pila

  1. small electric battery

Pronunciation 2Edit

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.)

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