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English

  1. billion, abbr.

Danish

Noun

bil (singular indefinite en bil, singular definite bilen, plural indefinite biler, plural definite bilerne)

  1. car, automobile

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

bil (plural billen, diminutive billetje)

  1. buttock, usually used in the plural
    Na een pak voor de billen wreef de knaap deerlijk over zijn zere billen
    After a spanking the knave thriftily rubbed his sore buttocks

Derived terms


Faroese

Noun

bil n.

  1. space
  2. while
  3. time, period

Declension

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bil bilið bil bilini
Accusative bil bilið bil bilini
Dative bili bilinum bilum bilunum
Genitive bils bilsins bila bilanna

Icelandic

Declension of bil
(singular) (plural)
(indefinite) (definite) (indefinite) (definite)
nominative bil bilið bil bilin
accusative bil bilið bil bilin
dative bili bilinu bilum bilunum
genitive bils bilsins bila bilanna
Other words with the same declension

Noun

bil n.

  1. space

Derived terms


Norwegian

Etymology

This word originates from a contest to create a Norwegian word for car. The winning proposition was "bil", a short form of automobil.

Noun

bil (c)

  1. car, automobile

Inflection



Old English

Etymology

From West Germanic *billo-, from Proto-Germanic *biljo-m. Cognate with Old Saxon bil, Old High German bill (German Bille (pickaxe)).

Pronunciation

Noun

bil n.

  1. (poetic) a kind of sword or other bladed weapon, apparently having two edges
    Abrægd mid ðy bille. He brandished with his sword.

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative bil bil
accusative bil bil
genitive billes billa
dative bille billum


Descendants

See also


Swedish

Etymology

Short for automobil

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for bil Singular Plural
Common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bil bilen bilar bilarna
Genitive bils bilens bilars bilarnas

bil c. (plural: bilar)

  1. car, automobile

Turkish

Verb

bil

  1. know (imperative)

Volapük

Alternative forms

Etymology

From English beer and German Bier

Pronunciation

Noun

bil

  1. Beer

Welsh

Noun

bil m. (plural: biliau)

  1. bill (receipt)

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bil fil mil unchanged

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