eller

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

eller (plural ellers)

  1. Obsolete form of alder.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish ællær, from Old Norse ella, ellar, from Proto-Germanic *aljaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ályos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlər/, /ˈɛlɐ/, [ˈelɐ], [ˈelɒ̽]

Conjunction[edit]

eller

  1. or

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ella, ellar, from Proto-Germanic *aljaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ályos.

Conjunction[edit]

eller

  1. or
    Hun er litt rar, eller hva?She's a bit odd, or what?
    Knask eller knep?Trick or treat?
    Jeg veit ikke om han er dum eller frekk.I don't know if he's stupid or rude.
    Organisasjonen er usikker på om det er en god idé eller ikke.The organisation is unsure as to whether it's a good idea or not.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ella, ellar, from Proto-Germanic *aljaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ályos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

eller

  1. or

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • elr, lr (text messaging)
  • l. (lexicography)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ælla, ællar, from Old Norse ella, ellar, from Proto-Germanic *aljaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ályos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlɛr/, [ˈɛlːɛ̠r]
  • (file)

Conjunction[edit]

eller

  1. or
    Att vara eller inte vara.
    To be or not to be.
  2. nor
    Han sade varken ja eller nej.
    He said neither yes nor no.

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