elin

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

el- +‎ -in

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: e‧lin
  • IPA(key): /ˈelin/

Noun[edit]

elin

  1. organ of an organism
  2. governmental body
  3. member (penis)

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Verb[edit]

elin

  1. First-person singular indicative past form of elää.

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *olīnā- (elbow; angle), from Proto-Indo-European *el- (to bend). Cognate with Cornish elin, Breton ilin, Scottish Gaelic uileann, Irish uillinn; non-Celtic cognates include Latin ulna, Ancient Greek ὠλένη (ōlénē).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈɛlɪn/

Noun[edit]

elin f (plural elinoedd or elinau)

  1. forearm, elbow
  2. bend, angle

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