ell

See also: ELL and 'e'll

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Old English eln “unit of measure of 45 inches,” originally “length of the forearm,” from Proto-Germanic *alinō, from Proto-Indo-European *Heh₃l- ‎(elbow, forearm).

NounEdit

ell ‎(plural ells)

  1. A measure for cloth. An English ell equals 1.25 yards, whereas a Scottish ell measures only 1.0335 yards (http://www.onlineunitconversion.com). A Flemish ell measured three quarters (27 inches).
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Etymology 2Edit

From the name of the letter L

NounEdit

ell ‎(plural ells)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.
  2. An extension usually at right angles to one end of a building.
  3. Something that is L-shaped.
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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ille.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ell

  1. he

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EstonianEdit

NounEdit

ell ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.

FaroeseEdit

NounEdit

ell ?

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ell n ‎(genitive singular ells, nominative plural ell)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.

DeclensionEdit


VõroEdit

NounEdit

ell ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.

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