el-

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el-

  1. A verb prefix indicating actions with direction that points away.
    megy (to go, to walk) → elmegy (to go away)
    alszik (to sleep) → elalszik (to fall asleep)

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Proto-Germanic *ali-, *alji-, *alja- (other), from Proto-Indo-European *al- (beyond, other). Akin to Old Saxon and Old High German eli- (German el-), Old Norse alja-.

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el-

  1. forming words with sense of "strange", "other" or "else", compare elþēodiġ (strange, foreign), ellende (in a foreign land); elcor (elsewhere). See eldritch