elfe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English elfe, from Old English elfen, ælfen (nymph, spirit, fairy), feminine of elf, ælf (elf).

Noun[edit]

elfe (plural elfen or elfene)

  1. A female elf, a fairy, nymph
    • Scho was so faire & so fresche, as faucon hire semed, An elfe out of an-othire erde, or ellis an Aungell. — The Wars of Alexander, 1450
    (She was so fair and happy and seemed elegant, an elfe from another world or else an angel.)
    • He was takyn with an elfe ... When the clok stroke twelf was he forshapyn. — The Towneley Plays, 1500
    • Maiden Elfe — Jesse White, drawing caption, 2009
    • Fantasy Elfe And Dragon Art Wallpaper 1024x768

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  1. MED, elf, elve(n)

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

elfo (elf) +‎ -e (adverb)

Adverb[edit]

elfe

  1. in an elfin manner, elvishly
  2. in Elvish (language)

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French[edit]

Swedish älf, from Old Norse alfr, compare Old English ælf. Originated from Indo-European root *albho- (brilliant, shining white) via Teutonic languages.

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Noun[edit]

elfe m (plural elfes)

  1. elf

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