il definition

  • noun:
    • A Roman numeral representing forty-nine (49).
    • An unusual and un-English assimilation of in- before l, following the example of or by confusion with il-, il-: possibly only in unusual and outdated illighten for inlighten, illuminate (compare alighten).
    • An assimilation (in Latin, etc.) of in- before l. (identify in-.) Into the following words, inside etymology, the prefix il- is generally known straight to the original in-.
    • An assimilation (in Latin, etc.) of this unfavorable or privative prefix in- before l. (See in-.) In following terms, in etymology, the prefix il- is usually referred right to the original in-.
    • A suffix of Latin origin, developing in Latin adjectives and nouns derived from them, much less regularly nouns right from verbs and nouns, some of which structures have come into English.
    • a midwestern condition in north-central usa
  • others:
    • A simplified spelling of sick.
  • adjective:
    • being nine significantly more than forty

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