ll

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of lines; formed similarly to pp for pages.

Noun[edit]

ll pl (plural only)

  1. lines

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Letter[edit]

ll (lower case, upper case LL, mixed case Ll)

  1. elle, the 14th letter of the Spanish alphabet, after l and before m

Usage notes[edit]

Since 1994, this letter is treated as if it were two separate l letters for collation purposes only. In 2010, this letter was officially dropped by the RAE from the Spanish alphabet.


Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ll (lower case, upper case Ll)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called èll and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by l and followed by m.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llawen lawen unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “ll”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies