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It Has 4 letters ( h i l l )         1 vowels ( i )         3 consonants ( h l l )         Word on the contrary llih

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _hill_, from Old English _hyll_ (“hill”), from Proto-Germanic _*hulliz_ (“stone, rock”), from Proto-Indo-European _*kolən-_, _*koləm-_ (“top, hill, rock”). Cognate with Middle Dutch _hille_, _hulle_ (“hill”), Low German _hull_ (“hill”), Icelandic _hóll_ (“hill”), Latin _collis_ (“hill”), Lithuanian _kalnas_, Albanian _kallumë_ (“big pile, tall heap”), Russian _холм_ (“hill”), Old English _holm_ (“rising land, island”). More at holm.

From Middle English hill, from Old English hyll (hill), from Proto-Germanic *hulliz (stone, rock), from Proto-Indo-European *kolən-, *koləm- (top, hill, rock). Cognate with Middle Dutch hille, hulle (hill), Low German hull (hill), Icelandic hóll (hill), Latin collis (hill), Lithuanian kalnas, Albanian kallumë (big pile, tall heap), Russian холм (hill), Old English holm (rising land, island). More at holm.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /hɪl/ * Rhymes: -ɪl * Homophone: heel (in some dialects)

  • IPA(key): /hɪl/
  • Rhymes: -ɪl
  • Homophone: heel (in some dialects)

Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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HILL (_plural_ HILLS) * An elevated location smaller than a mountain. _The park is sheltered from the wind by a HILL to the east._ * 1908, W. B. M. Ferguson, _Zollenstein_, chapterIV: So this was my future home, I thought! […] Backed by towering HILLS, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams. * A sloping road. _You need to pick up speed to get up the HILL that's coming up._ * (US) A heap of earth surrounding a plant. * (US) A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them. _a HILL of corn or potatoes_ * (baseball) The pitcher’s mound. DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS EXTERNAL LINKS * HILL in the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.

hill (plural hills)

  1. An elevated location smaller than a mountain.
    The park is sheltered from the wind by a hill to the east.
  2. A sloping road.
    You need to pick up speed to get up the hill that's coming up.
  3. (US) A heap of earth surrounding a plant.
  4. (US) A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them.
    a hill of corn or potatoes
  5. (baseball) The pitcher’s mound.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

HILL (_third-person singular simple present_ HILLS, _present participle_ HILLING, _simple past and past participle_ HILLED) * To form into a heap or mound. * To heap or draw earth around plants.

hill (third-person singular simple present hills, present participle hilling, simple past and past participle hilled)

  1. To form into a heap or mound.
  2. To heap or draw earth around plants.


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