עלף

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Yiddish[edit]

Yiddish cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : עלף (elf)
    Ordinal : עלפֿט (elft)
    Fractional : עלפֿטל (elftl)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German einlif, from Proto-Germanic *ainalif.

Numeral[edit]

עלף (elf)

  1. (cardinal) eleven

Etymology 2[edit]

From English elf, at least partly via German Elf.

Noun[edit]

עלף (elfm, plural עלפֿן (elfn)

  1. (literary) elf (mythical creature)