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See also El, -el, el-, el., él, and æl

Translingual

Symbol

el

  1. the ISO 639-3 code for Greek (cf grc)

English

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Pronunciation

Alternative spellings

  • (both senses): L
  • (letter): ell

Noun

Singular
el

Plural
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el ({{{1}}})
  1. The name of the letter L / l.
  2. (US): An elevated train, especially in Chicago.

Translations

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Asturian

Article

el m. sg. (feminine la, neuter lo, masculine plural los, feminine plural les)

  1. (definite) the

Usage notes

  • The article el contracts to l' before a word beginning with a vowel or h: l'asturianu (the Asturian), l'hermanu (the brother)
  • The article el contracts to 'l after a word that ends in a vowel, if the following word begins with a consonant.

Derived terms


Breton

Contraction

el

  1. e (preposition "in") + ul (indefinite article "a(n)")
  2. e (preposition "in") + al (definite article "the")

Catalan

Alternative spellings

  • es (salat) in Balearic dialects.
  • lo (colloquial) in North occidental dialects.

Article

el (plural: els; feminine: la, before vowel: l')

  1. masculine singular definite article. the

Related terms

  • en, masculine singular definite article for given names.

Pronoun

el (unstressed personal, enclictic -lo)

  1. Accusative masculine singular pronoun before verb.

Crimean Tatar

Noun

el

  1. hand, forearm.
  2. ell.

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Danish

Etymology 1

Old Norse elri

Noun

el

  1. alder

Etymology 2

Introduced in the 1940ies after Swedish el, abbreviation of elektricitet "electricity".

Noun

el

  1. electricity

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

el

  1. yard (as unit of measurement)

Related terms


Esperanto

Preposition

el

  1. out (of)

Galician

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:gl:Template:lang:la derivations]] ille (that).

Pronoun

el m nominative and oblique (dative lle, accusative o)

  1. he (masculine singular third-person personal pronoun)

Related terms

See also


Hungarian

Pronunciation

Adverb

el

  1. off
    El a kezekkel! - Hands off!
  2. away
    Anna elment? Nem ment el. - Has Anna left? No, she has not.

See also


Lingua Franca Nova

Pronoun

el

  1. he, she, it, him, her
  2. his, its, hers

Romanian

Pronunciation

Pronoun

el m. (third-person singular)[[Category:Template:lang:ro personal pronouns|el]]

  1. he

Declension

Nominative
el
Accusative
stressed unstressed
el îl
Genitive
lui
Singular Plural
m. & n. f. m. f. & n.
său sa săi sale
Dative
stressed unstressed
lui îi
Reflexive
Accusative Dative
stressed unstressed stressed unstressed
sine se sieşi îşi

Synonyms


Spanish

Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] ille.

Article

el (plural: los; feminine: la; plural feminine: las; neuter: lo)

  1. Masculine singular definite article; the.
Usage notes

The prepositions de and a contract with el, unless el is part of a proper noun.

El misionario se fue a El Salvador para predicar al Salvador.
Related terms

Etymology 2

From Old Spanish ela, from Latin illa.

Article

el (plural: las) f.

  1. Feminine singular definite article used before nouns which start with a stressed /a/:
    el alma, pl. las almas

Swedish

Noun

Declination for el Singular Uncountable
Common Indefinite Definite
Nominative el elen
Genitive els elens

el c. (abbreviation of elektricitet)

  1. electricity

See also


Turkish

Noun

el

  1. hand

Declension

singular plural
nominative el eller
accusative eli elleri
dative ele ellere
locative elde ellerde
ablative elden ellerden
genitive elin ellerin
Possessive
Singular Plural
My (Benim) elim ellerim
Your (Senin) elin ellerin
His/Her/Its (Onun) eli elleri
Our (Bizim) elimiz ellerimiz
Your (Sizin) eliniz elleriniz
Their (Onların) eli elleri

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