See also: ELs, Els, -els, and eļš

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlz/
    • (file)

NounEdit

els

  1. plural of el

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

els (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete form of else.
    • (Can we date this quote by John Aubrey and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      We have a custome, that when one sneezes, every one els putts off his hatt, and bowes, and cries God bless ye Sir.

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AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illos (those ones). Akin to Spanish ellos and Portuguese eles.

PronounEdit

els

  1. they (third-person plural masculine pronoun)

SynonymsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illōs, from ille.

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

els m pl (feminine plural les, masculine singular el, feminine singular la)

  1. the; masculine plural definite article

PronounEdit

els (proclitic, enclitic los, contracted enclitic 'ls)

  1. them (masculine, direct or indirect object).
  2. them (feminine, indirect object only).

DeclensionEdit


DanishEdit

NounEdit

els c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of el

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch else, from Old Dutch *alisa, from Frankish *alisu, from Proto-Germanic *alisō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élis-. Compare German Erle, English alder, Danish el, Norwegian older, Icelandic elri.

NounEdit

els m (plural elzen, diminutive elsje n)

  1. alder, tree of the genus Alnus

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch elsene, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *alisnō, *alusnō. Related to *ēlō, whence Dutch aal, German Ahle, English awl.

NounEdit

els f (plural elzen, diminutive elsje n)

  1. (leather working) awl
  2. (printing) bodkin

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *elles, genitive of *elli (Middle Dutch el), from Proto-Germanic *aljaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

els

  1. elsewhere

Further readingEdit


RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illōs, from ille.

PronounEdit

els

  1. they (masculine, common, and indeterminate gender)

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

els

  1. indefinite genitive singular of el

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VolapükEdit

ArticleEdit

els

  1. nominative plural of el