EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From el (from).

PrefixEdit

el-

  1. from
  2. all the way, to a significant degree of completion, up

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HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛl]
  • (file)

PrefixEdit

el-

  1. (verbal prefix) indicates actions whose direction is pointing away from the speaker, either literally or figuratively
    megy (to go, to walk)elmegy (to go away)
    vet (to throw, to cast)elvet (to dismiss, to rule out, to throw out (a plan or a possible solution))
    néz (to look)elnéz (to excuse, to forgive)
  2. (verbal prefix) indicates the unsuccessful or inaccurate completion of an action
    ír (to write)elír (to misspell)
    számol (to calculate)elszámol (to miscalculate)
    néz (to look)elnéz (to overlook)
  3. (verbal prefix) indicates separation, deprivation, etc.
    lop (to steal something)ellop (to steal something from someone)
    zár (to lock)elzár (to lock away, to store something securely)
  4. (verbal prefix) indicates perfection
    alszik (to sleep)elalszik (to fall asleep)
    éget (to burn)eléget (to burn away, to destroy completely by burning)
    játszik (to act)eljátszik (to act out)
    fogy (to decrease, to diminish (in size, quantity, etc.))elfogy (to get used up)
  5. (verbal prefix) indicates continuity over a long period of time
    áll (to stand)eláll ((for food) to remain fresh, not to get spoiled)
    van (to be, to exist)elvan (to entertain/amuse oneself)
    néz (to look)elnéz (to observe something, to watch)
    játszik (to play)eljátszik (to play for a long time)

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *alljas, from Proto-Germanic *ali-, *alji-, *aljaz (other), from Proto-Indo-European *al- (beyond, other).

Akin to Old Saxon eli- and Old High German eli- (German el-), Old Norse alja-. See also English eldritch.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

el-

  1. strange, other, else
    elþēodiġstrange, foreign
    ellendein a foreign land
    elcorelsewhere

Derived termsEdit