See also: elle, Elle, êlle, ellē, and élle

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French -elle.

SuffixEdit

-elle

  1. Used to form feminine proper names

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French -ele, from Latin -ella(m).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛl/
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-elle f (masculine -eau) (masculine plural: -eaux; feminine plural: -elles;)

  1. Forming feminine nouns, often with a diminutive sense.

SuffixEdit

-elle f (masculine -el) (masculine plural: -els; feminine plural: -elles;)

  1. feminine of -el; Forming feminine adjectives

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ItalianEdit

SuffixEdit

-elle f

  1. plural of -ella

LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-elle

  1. vocative masculine singular of -ellus

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

SuffixEdit

-elle

  1. Alternative form of -al

Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

-elle

  1. Alternative form of -el (diminutive suffix)