Eli

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Hebrew עֵלִי (ascent); cognate to the Arabic-derived Ali.

Proper noun[edit]

Eli

  1. A male given name of Biblical origin.
  2. The priest who brought up Samuel.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

Eli (plural Elis)

  1. A student at Yale University.
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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eli m

  1. A male given name

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Eli: Elisson
  • daughter Eli: Elisdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Eli
Accusative Eli
Dative Eli
Genitive Elis

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eli

  1. A female given name, a popular short form of Elin (Helen).