See also: špil

DanishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German spil.

NounEdit

spil n (singular definite spillet, plural indefinite spil)

  1. A game.
  2. A box of equipment and such used for a game.
  3. A specific part of a game, such as a round or level.
  4. Conditions or limits of a game.
  5. A sport.
  6. An instance resulting in the play of a sport, such as a result of who won or lost.
  7. The act of playing music, singing.
  8. Parts of a body being used in a fast manner.
  9. A reflex, often a seizure.
  10. A theatrical performance featuring actors, a play.
  11. An actor's improvisation.
  12. indefinite plural of spil
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Etymology 2Edit

 
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From Middle Low German spille, from Old High German spinnil.

NounEdit

spil n (singular definite spillet, plural indefinite spil)

  1. A winch.
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See spile.

VerbEdit

spil

  1. imperative of spile

Etymology 4Edit

See spille.

VerbEdit

spil

  1. imperative of spille

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch spille, from Old Dutch spilla. Equivalent to spinnen +‎ -el.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /spɪl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: spil
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

NounEdit

spil f (plural spillen, diminutive spilletje n)

  1. an axis
    Synonym: as
  2. a key figure

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: spil

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

spil n (genitive singular spils, nominative plural spil)

  1. game (with some sort of equipment such as playing cards or a board, usually not on a large scale)
  2. playing card
  3. (uncountable) play, playing (the act of playing, also music)
  4. winch, windlass

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English spillan.

VerbEdit

spil

  1. Alternative form of spillen

Etymology 2Edit

From spilen or an Old English *spil.

NounEdit

spil

  1. Alternative form of spile

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

spil m or f (definite singular spilen or spila, indefinite plural spilar or spiler, definite plural spilane or spilene)

  1. Alternative form of spile

VerbEdit

spil

  1. imperative of spile

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