See also: -úil

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *ūwila, *ūwala, *ūla, from Proto-Germanic *uwwalǭ, diminutive of *uwwǭ (eagle-owl), of imitative origin or a variant of *ūfaz, *ūfǭ.

NounEdit

uil m (plural uilen, diminutive uiltje n)

  1. (birds) owl
  2. (insects) noctuoid, owl moth
  3. (insects, dialectal) butterfly (generic term)
  4. (figuratively) idiot

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