elles

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See also: êlles and ellēs

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illās, accusative feminine plural of ille.

Pronoun[edit]

elles f pl

  1. they (female)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illās, accusative feminine plural of ille.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elles

  1. they (feminine)

Declension[edit]


Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

elles c

  1. indefinite genitive plural of el

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French eles, from Latin illās, accusative feminine plural of ille.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elles f pl

  1. they (female).
  2. them (female).

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

elles f

  1. plural of elle

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Anagrams[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

elles f

  1. genitive singular form of elle
  2. nominative plural form of elle
  3. vocative plural form of elle
  4. accusative plural form of elle

Middle French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elles f pl

  1. they (female).
  2. them (female).

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From eller (or).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

elles

  1. (conjunctive) else, otherwise
    Det lyt du gjera, elles går dette gale.
    You have to do that, else this will go wrong.

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elles

  1. Obsolete spelling of eles

Noun[edit]

elles m

  1. Obsolete spelling of eles

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elles

  1. (gender-neutral, neologism) they (plural). A gender-neutral plural third-person personal pronoun.
    • Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (2019) Derechos humanos en la Argentina: Informe 2019 (in Spanish), Siglo XXI Editores, →ISBN: “Elles integraron los organismos junto a activistas que si bien no tenían parientes desaparecides se sumaron por trayectorias militantes y profesionales. [They were part of the organizations along with activists who, although they had no relatives who had disappeared, joined them through militant and professional trajectories.]”

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