Leila

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic لَيْلَى ‎(laylā).

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Proper noun[edit]

Leila

  1. A female given name taken into English usage through nineteenth century literature.
    • 1813 George Gordon Byron, The Giaour:
      Oh! who young Leila's glance could read / And keep that portion of his creed, / Which saith that woman is but dust
    • 1919, John Galsworthy, Saint's Progress, Echo Library 2006, ISBN 1847020704, page 104:
      "Leila!" she said enigmatically. "Have you seen her?"
      "I went to her flat last week with Dad - he likes her."
      "Delilah is her real name, you know. All men like her. And Captain Fort is her lover."

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈleilɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Lei‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Leila

  1. A female given name of Arabic origin.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Leila (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Leila Leilat
genitive Leilan Leilojen
partitive Leilaa Leiloja
illative Leilaan Leiloihin
singular plural
nominative Leila Leilat
accusative nom.? Leila Leilat
gen. Leilan
genitive Leilan Leilojen
Leilainrare
partitive Leilaa Leiloja
inessive Leilassa Leiloissa
elative Leilasta Leiloista
illative Leilaan Leiloihin
adessive Leilalla Leiloilla
ablative Leilalta Leiloilta
allative Leilalle Leiloille
essive Leilana Leiloina
translative Leilaksi Leiloiksi
instructive Leiloin
abessive Leilatta Leiloitta
comitative Leiloineen

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Leila

  1. A female given name of Arabic origin.

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Hungarian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛjlɒ/
  • Hyphenation: Lei‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Leila

  1. A female given name.

Declension[edit]