See also: Elle, êlle, ellē, -elle, and élle

CorsicanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illae, feminine plural form of ille (that), from Old Latin olle (that). Cognates include Italian elle (they) and French elles (they).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlːe/
  • Hyphenation: el‧le

PronounEdit

elle f

  1. they (feminine)
  2. them (disjunctive)

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

elle c

  1. indefinite plural 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.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

elle m (plural elles)

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

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ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

elle f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin illae, nominative feminine plural of ille.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈel.le/
  • Hyphenation: él‧le

PronounEdit

elle f pl

  1. (archaic) plural of ella
    Synonyms: esse, loro
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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

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “elle”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

elle

  1. Alternative form of elne (ell)

Middle FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

elle f

  1. she

Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈeːlle/

VerbEdit

ēlle

  1. inflection of eallit:
    1. first-person dual present indicative
    2. third-person plural past indicative

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

elle (present tense ellar, past tense ella, past participle ella, passive infinitive ellast, present participle ellande, imperative ell)

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PortugueseEdit

PronounEdit

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

  1. Obsolete spelling of ele

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈeʝe/, [ˈe.ʝe]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈeʎe/, [ˈe.ʎe]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈeʃe/, [ˈe.ʃe]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈeʒe/, [ˈe.ʒe]

NounEdit

elle f (plural elles)

  1. Name of the digraph Ll/ll, previously considered a letter.
    Synonym: doble ele

PronounEdit

elle (plural elles)

  1. (gender-neutral, neologism) they (singular). A gender-neutral singular third-person personal pronoun.
    • 2020, Alex Iantaffi; Meg-John Barker, Raquel García Rojas, transl., Cómo entender tu género: Una guía práctica para explorar quién eres, Dos Bigotes, →ISBN:
      Meg-John ha notado que rara vez corrige a alguien si esa persona utiliza los pronombres incorrectos para referirse a elle en la presentación al comienzo de una conferencia.
      Meg-John has noticed that they rarely correct someone if that person uses the wrong pronouns to refer to them in the presentation at the beginning of a lecture.

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

el +‎ le (from el and ile)

AdverbEdit

elle

  1. by hand, manually

VerbEdit

elle

  1. second-person singular imperative of ellemek