See also: Eli, éli, Elí, eli-, èli, élį, and ʻeli

AkkadianEdit

Root
'-l-y

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *ʕalay- (on, over). Cognate with Arabic عَلَى(ʿalā) and Biblical Hebrew עַל(ʿal), עֲלֵי(ʿălê).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

eli (pronominal form elī)

  1. on, above, over, upon
  2. towards
  3. against
  4. beyond, more than
    • 1755–1750 B.C.E., King Hammurabi of Babylon, CDLI, transl., Hammurabi Code[1], The Louvre, Law 202:
      𒋳𒈠 𒀀𒉿𒈝 𒇷𒂊𒀉 𒀀𒉿𒅆 𒊭 𒂊𒇷𒋗 𒊏𒁍𒌑 𒅎𒋫𒄩𒊍 𒄿𒈾 𒁍𒌔𒊑𒅎 𒄿𒈾 𒋢𒉮 𒄞 𒁹𒋗𒅆 𒅎𒈤𒄩𒊍
      šum-ma a-wi-lum le-e-et a-wi-lim ša e-li-šu ra-bu-u₂ im-ta-ḫa-aṣ i-na pu-uḫ₂-ri-im i-na kušUSAN₃ GUD 1 šu-ši im-maḫ-ḫa-aṣ
      /šumma awīlum lēt awīlim ša elīšu rabû imtaḫaṣ, ina puḫrim ina qinnāz alpim (ištēn) šūši immaḫḫaṣ./
      If a man has struck the cheek of a man who is of higher rank than he, he will be struck with an ox whip sixty times in the assembly.

Alternative formsEdit

Cuneiform spellings
Logograms Phonetic

ReferencesEdit

  • eli”, in The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CAD), Chicago: University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1956–2011
  • Black, Jeremy; George, Andrew; Postgate, Nicholas (1976), “eli”, in A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian, 2nd corrected edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
  • Huehnergard, John (2011) A Grammar of Akkadian (Harvard Semitic Studies; 45), 3rd edition edition, Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns

DillingEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Nubian *il-di.

NounEdit

eli

  1. woman

ReferencesEdit

  • [2] (as eli)
  • Salem Chaker, Andrzej Zaborski, Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000) (as ǐḷī)

Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

VerbEdit

eli

  1. to be.

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either from the pronominal stem e- seen in että or a North Germanic loan (compare Old Norse ella, ellar, from Proto-Germanic *aljaz). Also compare Estonian elik.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈeli/, [ˈe̞li]
  • IPA(key): /ˈeliˣ/, [ˈe̞li(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -eli
  • Syllabification: e‧li

ConjunctionEdit

eli

  1. (coordinating) so
  2. a.k.a., or
  3. i.e., that is, in other words
  4. as in (in the sense of)
  5. (dated or dialectal) or
    Synonym: tai

VerbEdit

eli

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of elää.
    Hän eli täällä.
    He lived here.

AnagramsEdit


IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

elu (she, her) +‎ -i (-s; plural)

PronounEdit

eli pl

  1. they, them (feminine)

Related termsEdit

  • li (they, them)
  • ili (they, them) (masculine)
  • oli (they, them) (neuter)

IngrianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the pronominal stem e-, of uncertain origin. Akin to Finnish eli and Estonian elik.
Possibly influenced by or derived from Russian или (ili), Swedish eller.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

eli

  1. or
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

eli

  1. third-person singular indicative imperfect of ellää
    Hää eli Soikkolas.She lived in Soikkola.

ReferencesEdit

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 30

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

eli m

  1. plural of elio

AnagramsEdit


KristangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese ele (he), from Old Portuguese ele, from Latin ille (that).

PronounEdit

eli

  1. he, she or it (third-person singular personal pronoun)[1]

See alsoEdit

Kristang personal pronouns (edit)
Person Singular Plural
First yo nus
Second bos bolotu
Third eli olotu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2010, Ladislav Prištic, Kristang - Crioulo de Base Portuguesa, Masaryk University, page 26.

MeänkieliEdit

ConjunctionEdit

eli

  1. or

VenetianEdit

PronounEdit

eli m

  1. they, them

VolapükEdit

ArticleEdit

eli

  1. accusative singular of el

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *ėliv, borrowed via Vulgar Latin from Latin olīvum, see olīva and oleum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eli m (plural elïau)

  1. ointment
    Synonym: ennaint

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
eli unchanged unchanged heli
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

êli

  1. this; class 5 proximal demonstrative.