See also: Zil, žil, and žíl

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zil (plural zils)

  1. Alternative form of zill (kind of cymbal)

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Antillean Creole edit

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From French îles. See zil#Haitian Creole for more.

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zil

  1. island

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Haitian Creole edit

Etymology edit

From French île (island). In French, the plural form îles is commonly preceded by a determiner- such as aux, les or mes- whose final s or x is pronounced /z/ before vowels (and is otherwise silent). As a result, îles was reanalyzed in Haitian Creole as beginning with /z/.

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zil

  1. island

Indonesian edit

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zil (first-person possessive zilku, second-person possessive zilmu, third-person possessive zilnya)

  1. shadow

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Mauritian Creole edit

Etymology edit

From French îles. In French, the plural word îles is commonly preceded by a word, such as aux, les or mes, whose final s or x is not pronounced except in front of vowels, where it is pronounced /z/. As a result, îles was reanalyzed as having /z/ at the beginning..

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zil

  1. island

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Romagnol edit

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From Latin caelum.

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zil m

  1. sky
    • November 2012, Augusto Ancarani, Bon Nadel in la Ludla, il Papiro, page 5:
      In zil u gn’ era l’ombra d’una stèla;
      In the sky there wasn’t even a shadow of a star;

Turkish edit

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From Ottoman Turkishزل(zil), perhaps from Persianزیر(zir).

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zil (definite accusative zili, plural ziller)

  1. (door) bell
  2. cymbal

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Yola edit

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From Middle English zelf, from Old English self.

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zil

  1. self

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  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 81