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)

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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 English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English elles, from Proto-West Germanic *alljas.

Adjective[edit]

elles

  1. else

Adverb[edit]

elles

  1. else

Conjunction[edit]

elles

  1. else

Descendants[edit]

  • English: else
  • Yola: elles

References[edit]


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.

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

elles

  1. Obsolete spelling of eles

Noun[edit]

elles m

  1. Obsolete spelling of eles

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈeʝes/, [ˈe.ʝes]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈeʎes/, [ˈe.ʎes]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈeʃes/, [ˈe.ʃes]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈeʒes/, [ˈe.ʒes]

Pronoun[edit]

elles

  1. (gender-neutral, neologism) they (plural). A gender-neutral plural third-person personal pronoun.
    • 2019, Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales, Derechos humanos en la Argentina: Informe 2019, 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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Yola[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English elles, from Old English elles, from Proto-West Germanic *alljas.

Adjective[edit]

elles

  1. else

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867) , William Barnes, editor, A glossary, with some pieces of verse, of the old dialect of the English colony in the baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, J. Russell Smith, →ISBN