See also: Elle and ellē

DanishEdit

NounEdit

elle c

  1. plural indefinite of el

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

elle f (plural elles)

  1. she
    Je crois qu'elle est partie.
    I think she left.
  2. disjunctive form of elle; her; à elle = hers
    C’est à elle.
    It's hers.

Related termsEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

elle f, m (invariable)

  1. el, ell, the letter L/l.

LatvianEdit

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Elle

EtymologyEdit

A borrowing from Middle Dutch elle or Middle Low German helle (cf. German Hölle, English hell). It is mentioned already in 16th-century literature and 17th-century dictionaries.[1]

NounEdit

elle f (5th declension)

  1. (theology) hell (in many religions, the place where some or all souls go after death)
  2. (Christianity) hell (where the souls of sinners go after death to be punished by devils)
    nonākt ellē — to end up in hell
    elles krāsns — the furnace of hell
    elles mocības — the torments of hell
  3. (figuratively) infernal (very intense, tough, terrible, horrible)
    elles karstumsinfernal heat
    elles troksnisinfernal noise
    elles darbsinfernal, terrible, toughwork
    elles mokasinfernal, horrible suffering

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “elle” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.

Middle FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

elle f

  1. she

PortugueseEdit

PronounEdit

elle m (feminine ella plural elles feminine plural ellas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ele.

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

elle f (plural elles)

  1. Name of the Spanish letter ll.

SynonymsEdit

  • doble ele

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

el +‎ le (from el and ile)

AdverbEdit

elle

  1. by hand, manually

VerbEdit

elle

  1. Second-person imperative of ellemek.
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