elle

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See also: Elle, êlle, ellē, and -elle

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

elle c

  1. plural indefinite of el

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French ele, from Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronoun[edit]

elle f (plural elles)

  1. she
    Je crois qu'elle est partie.
    I think she left.
  2. it (feminine gender third-person singular subject pronoun)
  3. disjunctive form of elle; her; à elle = hers
    C’est à elle.
    It's hers.
Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

elle m (plural elles)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin el (the name of the letter L).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛl.le/, [ˈɛl̺l̺e]
  • Stress: èlle
  • Hyphenation: el‧le

Noun[edit]

elle f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin illae, nominative feminine plural of ille.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈel.le/, [ˈel̺l̺e]
  • Stress: élle
  • Hyphenation: el‧le

Pronoun[edit]

elle f

  1. plural of ella
Derived terms[edit]

Latvian[edit]

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 elle on Latvian Wikipedia
Elle

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Dutch elle or Middle Low German helle (compare German Hölle, English hell). It is mentioned already in 16th-century literature and 17th-century dictionaries.[1]

Noun[edit]

elle f (5th declension)

  1. (theology) hell (in many religions, the place where some or all souls go after death)
  2. (Christianity) hell (where the souls of sinners go after death to be punished by devils)
    nonākt ellēto end up in hell
    elles krāsnsthe furnace of hell
    elles mocībasthe torments of hell
  3. (figuratively) infernal (very intense, tough, terrible, horrible)
    elles karstumsinfernal heat
    elles troksnisinfernal noise
    elles darbsinfernal, terrible, toughwork
    elles mokasinfernal, horrible suffering

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “elle”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Middle French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elle f

  1. she

Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈeːlːe/

Verb[edit]

ēlle

  1. inflection of eallit:
    1. first-person dual present indicative
    2. third-person plural past indicative

Portuguese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elle m (feminine ella, plural elles, feminine plural ellas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ele

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

elle f (plural elles)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Ll/ll.
  2. The name of the Latin-script letter /.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

el +‎ le (from el and ile)

Adverb[edit]

elle

  1. by hand, manually

Verb[edit]

elle

  1. second-person singular imperative of ellemek