See also: elis, élis, and -elis

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἦλις (Êlis).

Proper nounEdit

Elis

  1. (historical) An ancient Greek city-state in northwestern Peloponnese.
  2. A regional unit of modern Greece corresponding to the area once ruled by the city-state.

Related termsEdit

  • Eleia (the region governed by the ancient city)

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short form of Eliisabet or Elisabeth.

Proper nounEdit

Elis

  1. A female given name.

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Elis m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Elis: Elisarson or Elisson
  • daughter of Elis: Elisardóttir or Elisdóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Elis
Accusative Elis
Dative Elisi
Genitive Elisar, Elis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἦλις (Êlis).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ēlis f sg (genitive Ēlidis); third declension

  1. (geography) a region of ancient Greece

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Ēlis
Genitive Ēlidis
Dative Ēlidī
Accusative Ēlidem
Ablative Ēlide
Vocative Ēlis

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of Elias.

Proper nounEdit

Elis c (genitive Elis)

  1. A male given name.

DescendantsEdit

  • Finnish: Eelis
  • Icelandic: Elís
  • Northern Sami: Eles

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