ella

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See also: Ella, Ellá, eļļa, -ella, -ellä, eļļā, and élla

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronoun[edit]

ella

  1. she

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronoun[edit]

ella

  1. she

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan elha, ela, from Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ella (plural elles)

  1. she

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Corsican[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illa, feminine form of ille (that), from Old Latin olle (that). Cognates include Italian ella and Spanish ella.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlːa/
  • Hyphenation: el‧la

Pronoun[edit]

ella f

  1. she
  2. her (disjunctive)

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ella.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ella

  1. or

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ella, shortened from earlier elliga. Compare ellegar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ella

  1. else, or else, otherwise

Synonyms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ella

  1. (obsolete) or

Synonyms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illa, feminine of ille (that).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈelːa/, [ˈel̺.l̺ä]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: él‧la

Pronoun[edit]

ella f (plural elle, archaic plural elleno)

  1. (literary, subject form) she
    Synonym: lei

Usage notes[edit]

The term has largely fallen out of use in the spoken language, in favour of the oblique form lei.

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸalnati.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

·ella

  1. unattested by itself; takes various preverbs to form verbs

Derived terms[edit]

It is not easy to clearly distinguish between derivatives of this root and derivatives of ·lá (from Proto-Celtic *layeti). See fo·ceird for derivatives of ·lá.

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·ella unchanged ·n-ella
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Portuguese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ella f

  1. Obsolete spelling of ela

Sotho[edit]

Verb[edit]

ella

  1. to move towards

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈeʝa/, [ˈe.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈeʎa/, [ˈe.ʎa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈeʃa/, [ˈe.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈeʒa/, [ˈe.ʒa]

Pronoun[edit]

ella (plural ellas)

  1. she, her (used subjectively and after prepositions)
  2. it (used subjectively and after prepositions to refer to feminine nouns)

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