See also: Zil, žil, and žíl

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

zil (plural zils)

  1. Alternative form of zill (kind of cymbal)

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Antillean CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

zil

  1. island

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Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French îles (islands). 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 before vowels, where it is pronounced /z/. As a result, îles was reanalyzed as beginning with /z/.

NounEdit

zil

  1. island

Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

NounEdit

zil

  1. island

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RomagnolEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caelum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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;

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian زیر(zīr).

NounEdit

zil (definite accusative zili, plural ziller)

  1. (door) bell
  2. cymbal

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