Elis

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See also: elis, élis, and -elis

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἦλις (Êlis).

Proper noun[edit]

Elis

  1. (historical) An ancient Greek city-state in northwestern Peloponnese.
  2. A regional unit of modern Greece corresponding to the area once ruled by the city-state.

Related terms[edit]

  • Eleia (the region governed by the ancient city)

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Eliisabet or Elisabeth.

Proper noun[edit]

Elis

  1. A female given name.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elis m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Elis: Elisarson or Elisson
  • daughter of Elis: Elisardóttir or Elisdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Elis
Accusative Elis
Dative Elisi
Genitive Elisar, Elis

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἦλις (Êlis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ēlis f (genitive Ēlidis); third declension

  1. (geography) a region of ancient Greece
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative Ēlis
genitive Ēlidis
dative Ēlidī
accusative Ēlidem
ablative Ēlide
vocative Ēlis

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Elis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Elis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Elis in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of Elias.

Proper noun[edit]

Elis c (genitive Elis)

  1. A male given name.