eli

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See also: Eli, éli, Elí, eli-, and èli

Dilling[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Nubian *il-di.

Noun[edit]

eli

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • [1] (as eli)
  • Salem Chaker, ‎Andrzej Zaborski, Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000) (as ǐḷī)

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Verb[edit]

eli

  1. to be.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from the pronominal stem e- seen in että or a North Germanic loan (compare Old Norse ella, ellar, from Proto-Germanic *aljaz). Also compare Estonian elik.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeliˣ/, [ˈe̞li(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -eli
  • Syllabification: e‧li

Conjunction[edit]

eli

  1. (coordinating) so
  2. a.k.a., or
  3. i.e., that is, in other words
  4. as in (in the sense of)
  5. (obsolete) or
    Synonym: tai

Verb[edit]

eli

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of elää.
    Hän eli täällä.
    He lived here.

Anagrams[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

elu (she, her) +‎ -i (-s; plural)

Pronoun[edit]

eli pl

  1. they, them (feminine)

Related terms[edit]

  • li (they, them)
  • ili (they, them) (masculine)
  • oli (they, them) (neuter)

Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Finnish eli.

Conjunction[edit]

eli

  1. or

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

eli m

  1. plural of elio

Anagrams[edit]


Kristang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese ele (he), from Old Portuguese ele, from Latin ille (that).

Pronoun[edit]

eli

  1. he, she or it (third-person singular personal pronoun)[1]

See also[edit]

Kristang personal pronouns (edit)
Person Singular Plural
First yo nus
Second bos bolotu
Third eli olotu

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010, Ladislav Prištic, Kristang - Crioulo de Base Portuguesa, Masaryk University, page 26.

Meänkieli[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

eli

  1. or

Venetian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

eli m

  1. they, them

Volapük[edit]

Article[edit]

eli

  1. accusative singular of el

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin olīvum.

Noun[edit]

eli m (plural elïau)

  1. ointment
    Synonym: ennaint

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
eli unchanged unchanged heli
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

êli

  1. this; class 5 proximal demonstrative.