ellen

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See also: Ellen and ellen-

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English elne, ellen, from Old English ellen ‎(zeal, strength, power, vigor, valor, courage, fortitude, strife, contention), from Proto-Germanic *aljaną ‎(zeal, power, courage), from Proto-Indo-European *al- ‎(to burn). Cognate with Middle High German ellen ‎(strength, manhood), Middle Low German ellen ‎(strength, power, courage, vigor, bravery), Icelandic elja ‎(endurance, energy).

Noun[edit]

ellen ‎(plural ellens)

  1. (obsolete) Zeal.
  2. (obsolete) Strength; courage.
  3. (theology) Strength vouchsafed; comfort; grace.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ellen c

  1. singular definite of el

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈelːen/
  • Hyphenation: el‧len

Conjunction[edit]

ellen

  1. if I not, unless I
    Ellen syö, jään nälkäiseksi.
    If I don't eat, I will stay hungry.

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛlːɛn]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: el‧len

Noun[edit]

ellen ‎(plural ellenek)

  1. enemy (short form of ellenség)
  2. opponent (short form of ellenfél)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative ellen ellenek
accusative ellent elleneket
dative ellennek elleneknek
instrumental ellennel ellenekkel
causal-final ellenért ellenekért
translative ellenné ellenekké
terminative ellenig ellenekig
essive-formal ellenként ellenekként
essive-modal
inessive ellenben ellenekben
superessive ellenen elleneken
adessive ellennél elleneknél
illative ellenbe ellenekbe
sublative ellenre ellenekre
allative ellenhez ellenekhez
elative ellenből ellenekből
delative ellenről ellenekről
ablative ellentől ellenektől
Possessive forms of ellen
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. ellenem elleneim
2nd person sing. ellened elleneid
3rd person sing. ellene ellenei
1st person plural ellenünk elleneink
2nd person plural ellenetek elleneitek
3rd person plural ellenük elleneik

Postposition[edit]

ellen

  1. against

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German [Term?] elilenti. Compare German elend.

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Adjective[edit]

ellen ‎(masculine ellenen, neuter ellent, comparative méi ellen, superlative am ellensten)

  1. ugly

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Northern Sami[edit]

Verb[edit]

ellen

  1. first-person singular past indicative of eallit

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aljaną. Cognate with Old Saxon ellan, Old High German ellan, Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽 ‎(aljan), Old Norse eljan (Icelandic elja).

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Noun[edit]

ellen n ‎(genitive elnes)

  1. strength, courage, bravery