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See also: Elle, êlle, ellē, and -elle

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

elle c

  1. plural indefinite of el

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French ele, from Latin illa, feminine of ille.

PronounEdit

elle f (plural elles)

  1. she
    Je crois qu'elle est partie.
    I think she left.
  2. it (feminine gender third-person singular subject pronoun)
  3. disjunctive form of elle; her; à elle = hers
    C’est à elle.
    It's hers.
SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

elle m (plural elles)

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

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin el (the name of the letter L).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛl.le/, [ˈɛl̺l̺e]
  • Stress: èlle
  • Hyphenation: el‧le

NounEdit

elle f (invariable)

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

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin illae, nominative feminine plural of ille.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈel.le/, [ˈel̺l̺e]
  • Stress: élle
  • Hyphenation: el‧le

PronounEdit

elle f

  1. plural of ella
Derived termsEdit

LatvianEdit

 elle on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Elle

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle Dutch elle or Middle Low German helle (compare German Hölle, English hell). It is mentioned already in 16th-century literature and 17th-century dictionaries.[1]

NounEdit

elle f (5th declension)

  1. (theology) hell (in many religions, the place where some or all souls go after death)
  2. (Christianity) hell (where the souls of sinners go after death to be punished by devils)
    nonākt ellēto end up in hell
    elles krāsnsthe furnace of hell
    elles mocībasthe torments of hell
  3. (figuratively) infernal (very intense, tough, terrible, horrible)
    elles karstumsinfernal heat
    elles troksnisinfernal noise
    elles darbsinfernal, terrible, toughwork
    elles mokasinfernal, horrible suffering

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “elle”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Middle FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

elle f

  1. she

Northern SamiEdit

PortugueseEdit

PronounEdit

elle m (feminine ella, plural elles, feminine plural ellas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ele

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

elle f (plural elles)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Ll/ll.
  2. The name of the Latin-script letter /.

SynonymsEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

el +‎ le (from el and ile)

AdverbEdit

elle

  1. by hand, manually

VerbEdit

elle

  1. second-person singular imperative of ellemek