Leila

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic لَيْلٰى‎ (Laylā).

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Leila

  1. A female given name taken into English usage through nineteenth century literature.
    • 1813 George Gordon Byron, The Giaour:
      Oh! who young Leila's glance could read / And keep that portion of his creed, / Which saith that woman is but dust
    • 1919, John Galsworthy, Saint's Progress, Echo Library 2006, ISBN 1847020704, page 104:
      "Leila!" she said enigmatically. "Have you seen her?"
      "I went to her flat last week with Dad - he likes her."
      "Delilah is her real name, you know. All men like her. And Captain Fort is her lover."

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈleilɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Lei‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Leila

  1. A female given name of Arabic origin.

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Leila

  1. A female given name of Arabic origin.

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Hungarian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛjlɒ/
  • Hyphenation: Lei‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Leila

  1. A female given name.

Declension[edit]