English edit

Etymology edit

Abbreviation of lines; formed similarly to pp for pages.

Noun edit

ll pl (plural only)

  1. lines

Albanian edit

Pronunciation edit

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ll (upper case Ll)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Albanian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

  1. IPA(key): /l̪ˠ/, /l̠ʲ/

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ll (upper case Ll)

  1. A digraph in Irish orthography

Quechua edit

Pronunciation edit

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ll (uppercase Ll)

  1. A letter of the Quechua alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Spanish edit

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ll (lower case, upper case LL, mixed case Ll)

  1. elle, the 14th letter of the Spanish alphabet, after l and before m

Usage notes edit

  • Since 1994, this letter is treated as if it were two separate l letters for collation purposes only. In 2010, this letter was officially dropped by the RAE from the Spanish alphabet.

Further reading edit

Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish ll.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ll
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ˈʔelje/, [ˈʔɛl.jɛ]
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /lj/, [lj]
  • (phoneme, obsolete): IPA(key): /j/, [j]
  • Rhymes: -elje

Letter edit

ll (lower case, upper case LL, Baybayin spelling ᜁᜎ᜔ᜌᜒ)

  1. (historical) The fourteenth letter of the Tagalog alphabet (Abecedario), called elle and written in the Latin script.

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Welsh edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

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ll (lower case, upper case Ll)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called èll and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by l and followed by m.

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llawen lawen unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Further reading edit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “ll”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies