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4 letters words from 'sile'

ISLE 4LEIS 4
LIES 4SEIL 4
SILE 4 

3 letters words from 'sile'

ELS 3LEI 3
LES 3LIE 3
LIS 3SEI 3
SEL 3 

2 letters words from 'sile'

EL 2ES 2
IS 2LI 2
SI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of sile

sile isle slie lsie ilse lise siel isel seil esil iesl eisl slei lsei seli esli lesi elsi iles lies iels eils leis elis

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word sile. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in sile.

Definitions and meaning of sile

sile

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /saɪl/

Etymology 1

From Middle English syle, from Old English sȳl (column, pillar, support), from Proto-Germanic *sūliz (beam, post, column, pillar), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱsewl-, *ḱswel- (log), from *ḱsew-, *ḱes- (to scratch, comb). Cognate with Dutch zuil (pillar), German Säule (column, pillar), Norwegian sul (pillar), Icelandic súla (column), Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌿𐌻𐍃 (sauls, pillar).

Alternative forms

  • syle, cyle (Scotland)

Noun

sile (plural siles)

  1. (now chiefly dialectal) A column; pillar.
  2. (now chiefly dialectal) A beam; rafter; one of the principal rafters of a building.
  3. (now chiefly dialectal) The foot or lower part of a couple or rafter; base.
  4. (now chiefly dialectal) A roof rafter or couple, usually one of a pair.

Etymology 2

From Middle English silen, sylen, from Middle Low German silen ("to let off water, filter, strain"; > Low German silen, sielen), equivalent to sie (to filter, strain) +‎ -le. Cognate with German sielen (let off water, filter), Swedish sila (to strain, filter, sift), German Siel (drain, sewer, sluice).

Verb

sile (third-person singular simple present siles, present participle siling, simple past and past participle siled)

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To strain, as milk; pass through a strainer or anything similar; filter.
  2. (intransitive, Britain dialectal) To flow down; drip; drop; fall; sink.
  3. (intransitive, Britain dialectal) To settle down; calm or compose oneself.
  4. (intransitive, Britain dialectal) To go; pass.
  5. (intransitive, Britain dialectal) To boil gently; simmer.
  6. (intransitive, Britain dialectal, Northern England) To pour with rain.

Noun

sile (plural siles)

  1. A sieve.
  2. A strainer or colander for liquids
  3. That which is sifted or strained, hence, settlings; sediment; filth.

Etymology 3

From Middle English *sile, from Old Norse síl (herring), from Proto-Germanic *sīlą, *sīlō (herring), of unknown origin. Cognate with Icelandic síld (herring), Norwegian and Danish sild (herring), dialectal Swedish sil (young fish, fry). Compare sild.

Noun

sile (plural siles)

  1. A young herring.

Derived terms

  • sillock

Anagrams

  • %iles, Elis, Iles, Isle, Lise, iles, isle, leis, lies

Estonian

Adjective

sile (genitive sileda, partitive siledat)

  1. smooth

Declension


Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsileˣ/, [ˈs̠ile̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ile
  • Syllabification: si‧le

Noun

sile

  1. (dialectal, Southwestern Finland) meat jelly

Declension

Synonyms

  • aladobi

Anagrams

  • Elsi

French

Verb

sile

  1. first-person singular present indicative of siler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of siler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of siler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of siler
  5. second-person singular imperative of siler

Anagrams

  • élis, îles, isle, lies, liés, Lise, lise

Latin

Verb

silē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of sileō

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɕi.lɛ/

Noun

sile f

  1. dative/locative singular of siła

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

sile (Cyrillic spelling силе)

  1. inflection of sila:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Verb

sile (Cyrillic spelling силе)

  1. third-person plural present of siliti

Source: wiktionary.org
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