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or Dil·li, Dil·ly

  1. a city on NE Timor, in S Indonesia.
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  • Uala, is made use of, when the sentence is of past time, and is formed like Dili.

  • Dili is employed in the future sentences, and is formed with the particles of imperative mood, and sometimes of indicative.

  • Mao sa guihapon; cun dili saoayon mo caron, dili acó magato-on niana hasta ogma.

  • Dili acó macapahalayó cania, tungud cay bu-ut sia mag-apas canaco sa lugus (sa linugsa-nay).

  • Daghan man ang mga maquina-admanon didto sa Roma, ¿dili ba mato-od?

British Dictionary definitions for dili



  1. the capital (from 2002) of independent East Timor: the former capital (until 1976) of Portuguese Timor. Pop: 50 000 (2005 est)
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