See also: Elleno

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin Hellēn, from Ancient Greek Ἕλλην (Héllēn, name of the mythical patriarch of the Greeks).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /elˈlɛ.no/, [el̺ˈl̺ɛːn̺o]
  • Rhymes: -ɛno
  • Hyphenation: el‧lè‧no

AdjectiveEdit

elleno (feminine singular ellena, masculine plural elleni, feminine plural ellene)

  1. (literary, rare) Hellenic
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

elleno m (plural elleni, feminine ellena)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) Hellene

Etymology 2Edit

From elle (they (feminine)) + a -no suffix akin to that of third-person plural verb endings (cfr. -ano, -ono).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈel.le.no/, [ˈel̺l̺en̺o]
  • Hyphenation: él‧le‧no

PronounEdit

elleno f pl

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

See alsoEdit