elle

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See also: Elle and ellē

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

elle c

  1. plural indefinite of el

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elle f (plural elles)

  1. she
    Je crois qu'elle est partie.
    I think she left.
  2. disjunctive form of elle; her; à elle = hers
    C’est à elle.
    It's hers.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

elle f, m (invariable)

  1. el, ell, the letter L/l.

Latvian[edit]

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Elle

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Middle Dutch elle or Middle Low German helle (cf. German Hölle, English hell). It is mentioned already in 16th-century literature and 17th-century dictionaries.[1]

Noun[edit]

elle f (5th declension)

  1. (theology) hell (in many religions, the place where some or all souls go after death)
  2. (Christianity) hell (where the souls of sinners go after death to be punished by devils)
    nonākt ellē — to end up in hell
    elles krāsns — the furnace of hell
    elles mocības — the torments of hell
  3. (figuratively) infernal (very intense, tough, terrible, horrible)
    elles karstumsinfernal heat
    elles troksnisinfernal noise
    elles darbsinfernal, terrible, toughwork
    elles mokasinfernal, horrible suffering

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “elle” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.

Middle French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elle f

  1. she

Portuguese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elle m (feminine ella plural elles feminine plural ellas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ele.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

elle f (plural elles)

  1. Name of the Spanish letter ll.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

el +‎ le (from el and ile)

Adverb[edit]

elle

  1. by hand, manually

Verb[edit]

elle

  1. Second-person imperative of ellemek.