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EtymologyEdit

Shortening.

NounEdit

pils (countable and uncountable, plural pils)

  1. (informal) Pilsner.

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DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Short form of pilsner (a pale, light lager beer), after Czech Plzeň (Pilsen). Compare German Pilsener.

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NounEdit

pils c (singular definite pilsen, plural indefinite pils)

  1. Lager, pilsner.
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Etymology 2Edit

See pil (arrow).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piːls/, [pʰiːˀls]

NounEdit

pils c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of pil

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From German Pils, short for Pilsener (Bier).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪls

NounEdit

pils m or n (plural pilsen, diminutive pilsje n)

  1. pilsner beer
  2. (by extension) lager beer

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse pilz; ultimately from Latin pellis (pelt, hide). Cognate with Danish pels.

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NounEdit

pils n (genitive singular pils, nominative plural pils)

  1. skirt

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LatvianEdit

 pils on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Pils

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *pilis, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁-í-s, from *pl̥h₁- (stronghold). Cognate with Ancient Greek πόλις (pólis), Sanskrit पुर (pura), Lithuanian pilis.

NounEdit

pils f (6th declension)

  1. palace (residence of a monarch or head of state; large, luxurious residence)
    prezidenta pilspresidential palace
    pils sardzethe palace guard
  2. castle (fortified building belonging to a king or nobleman)
    senlatviešu pilisancient Latvian castles
    viduslaiku pilismedieval castles
    pils muri, torņi, grāviscastle walls, towers, moat

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

pils m (definite singular pilsen, uncountable)

  1. pilsner beer

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

pils

  1. indefinite genitive singular of pil