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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LIL-ee
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Meaning & History

From the name of the flower, a symbol of purity. The word is ultimately derived from Latin lilium.
DiminutivesLeanna, Liana, Lillia
Other Languages & CulturesLiliya, Lilyana(Bulgarian) Ljiljana, Ljilja(Croatian) Lilly(Danish) Lilja, Lilli(Finnish) Lili, Liliane, Lilianne(French) Lili, Lilli(German) Lili, Liliána, Lilien(Hungarian) Lilja(Icelandic) Líle(Irish) Lilia, Liliana, Liana(Italian) Lilija(Latvian) Lilija(Lithuanian) Liljana(Macedonian) Lilly(Norwegian) Liliana, Lilianna(Polish) Liliana, Liana(Portuguese) Lílian(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Liliana, Liana(Romanian) Lilia, Liliya, Lilya(Russian) Lileas, Lilias, Lillias(Scottish) Ljiljana, Ljilja(Serbian) Lilijana(Slovene) Lilia, Liliana(Spanish) Lilly(Swedish) Lilia, Liliya, Lilya(Ukrainian)


Lily (Lilium medeoloides)Lily (Lilium medeoloides)


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