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Il

Il

, prefixed to words beginning with l, stands for in, as used in the Latin language, and usually denotes a negation of the sense of the simple word, as illegal, not legal; or it denotes to or on, and merely augments or enforces the sense, as in illuminate.

Definition 2022


îl

îl

See also: Appendix:Variations of "il"

Romanian

Pronoun

îl m (unstressed accusative form of el)

  1. (direct object) him
    Îl deranjează când îl întreb cum îi place patul. - It bothers him when you ask him how he likes the bed.

Related terms

  • o (feminine equivalent)
  • îi (plural)

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) egl
  • (Surmiran) îgl
  • (Puter, Vallader) ögl

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin oclus, from Latin oculus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see).

Noun

îl m (plural îls)

  1. (anatomy, Sutsilvan) eye