See also: llé and -lle

Galician

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Pronoun

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lle

  1. dative of el

Pronoun

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lle

  1. dative of ela

Welsh

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Etymology

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From Proto-Brythonic *lleɣ, from Proto-Celtic *legyom.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɬeː/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -eː

Noun

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lle m (plural lleoedd or llefydd)

  1. place, location
    Synonyms: lleoliad, man, safle
    Mae'r lle 'ma'n brysur iawn drwy'r haf.
    This place is very busy through the summer.
  2. space, seat
    Oes 'na le yn y maes parcio 'na?
    Is there a space in that car park?
    Mae rhaid i chi archebu lle ar gyfer y bws lleol.
    You need to book a seat for the local bus.

Usage notes

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The plural form lleoedd is more formal in comparison to colloquial llefydd.

Derived terms

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Adverb

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lle

  1. (North Wales, colloquial) where
    Lle mae'r brifysgol?
    Where is the university?
    O le wyt ti'n dŵad yn wreiddiol?
    Where are you from originally?

Synonyms

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Mutation

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

References

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