Aragonese edit

Etymology edit

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronoun edit

ella

  1. she

Asturian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronoun edit

ella

  1. she

Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin illa, feminine of ille. Compare Occitan ela (and a medieval variant elha), French elle, Spanish ella.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ella (plural elles)

  1. she

Declension edit

Corsican edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin illa, feminine form of ille (that), from Old Latin olle (that). Cognates include Italian ella and Spanish ella.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlːa/
  • Hyphenation: el‧la

Pronoun edit

ella f

  1. she
  2. her (disjunctive)

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References edit

Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse ella.

Pronunciation edit

Conjunction edit

ella

  1. or

Fula edit

Etymology edit

From Arabicعِلَّة(ʕilla).

Noun edit

ella o

  1. (Maasina, Pulaar) flaw, blemish, vice, defect
    elle (Maasina Plural)
    ellaaji (Pulaar Plural)
    allaaru (Maasina)

References edit

  • D. Osborn, D. Dwyer, et J. Donohoe, Lexique Fulfulde (Maasina)-Anglais-Français: Une compilation basée sur racines et tirée de sources existantes, suivie de listes en anglais-fulfulde et français-fulfulde, East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1993.
  • M. Niang, Pulaar-English English-Pulaar Standard Dictionary, New York: Hippocrene Books, 1997.

Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse ella, shortened from earlier elligar. Compare ellegar.

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

ella

  1. else, or else, otherwise

Synonyms edit

Conjunction edit

ella

  1. or

Synonyms edit

Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin illa, feminine of ille (that).

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ella f (plural elle, archaic plural elleno)

  1. (literary, subject form) she
    Synonym: lei

Usage notes edit

  • The term has largely fallen out of use in the spoken language, in favour/favor of the oblique form lei.

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Anagrams edit

Old Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Celtic *ɸalnati.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

·ella

  1. unattested by itself; takes various preverbs to form verbs

Derived terms edit

It is not easy to clearly distinguish between derivatives of this root and derivatives of ·lá (from Proto-Celtic *layeti). See fo·ceird for derivatives of ·lá.

Mutation edit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·ella unchanged ·n-ella
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Portuguese edit

Pronoun edit

ella f

  1. Obsolete spelling of ela

Sotho edit

Verb edit

ella

  1. to move towards

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronunciation edit

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈeʝa/ [ˈe.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈeʎa/ [ˈe.ʎa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈeʃa/ [ˈe.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈeʒa/ [ˈe.ʒa]

  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
 
  • (most of Spain and Latin America) Rhymes: -eʝa
  • (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) Rhymes: -eʎa
  • (Buenos Aires and environs) Rhymes: -eʃa
  • (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) Rhymes: -eʒa

  • Syllabification: e‧lla

Pronoun edit

ella (plural ellas, masculine él, masculine plural ellos)

  1. she, her (used subjectively and after prepositions)
  2. it (used subjectively and after prepositions to refer to feminine nouns)

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Further reading edit

Welsh edit

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

ella

  1. perhaps, maybe (colloquial form of efallai)