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Diminutives: Clippings +‎ -ie.


Proper noun[edit]

Ellie (plural Ellies)

  1. A female given name
    • 1998, Nick Hornby, About A Boy, Victor Gollancz, →ISBN, page 285:
      "It's funny, because when Ellie was born, I really hoped she'd turn out like this, feisty and rebellious and loud and bright. That's why I called her Eleanor Toyah."
      "Is that something classical?" Fiona asked.
      "No, it's pop," said Will. Fiona laughed, although Will couldn't see why. "Toyah Wilcox."
    1. Diminutive of Eleanor and Elizabeth

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East Central German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ellie f

  1. (Erzgebirgisch) a diminutive of the female given name Elfriede

Further reading[edit]

  • 2020 June 11, Hendrik Heidler, Hendrik Heidler's 400 Seiten: Echtes Erzgebirgisch: Wuu de Hasen Hoosn haaßn un de Hosen Huusn do sei mir drhamm: Das Original Wörterbuch: Ratgeber und Fundgrube der erzgebirgischen Mund- und Lebensart: Erzgebirgisch – Deutsch / Deutsch – Erzgebirgisch[1], 3. geänderte Auflage edition, Norderstedt: BoD – Books on Demand, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 39: