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]


Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elis

  1. A female given name, a short form of Eliisabet or Elisabeth.

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

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elis

  1. A male given name, variant of Elias.