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Els
See also: ELs, Els, -els, and e

English

Etymology 1

Noun

els

  1. plural of el

Etymology 2

Adjective

els (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete form of else.
    • (Can we date this quote?) John Aubrey
      We have a custome, that when one sneezes, every one els putts off his hatt, and bowes, and cries God bless ye Sir.

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Catalan

Etymology

From Latin ill?s, from ille.

Pronunciation

Article

els m pl (feminine plural les, masculine singular el, feminine singular la)

  1. the; masculine plural definite article

Pronoun

els (proclitic, enclitic los, contracted enclitic 'ls)

  1. them (masculine, direct or indirect object).
  2. them (feminine, indirect object only).

Declension


Danish

Noun

els c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of el

Dutch

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *alis?, from Proto-Indo-European *h?élisos. Compare German Erle, English alder, Danish el, Norwegian older, Icelandic elri.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -?ls
  • (file)

Noun

els m (plural elzen, diminutive elsje n)

  1. alder

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch elsene, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *alisn?, *alusn?. Related to *?l?, whence Dutch aal, German Ahle, English awl.

Noun

els f (plural elzen, diminutive elsje n)

  1. (leather working) awl
  2. (printing) bodkin

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Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *elles, genitive of *elli (Middle Dutch el), from Proto-Germanic *aljaz.

Pronunciation

Adverb

els

  1. elsewhere

Further reading

  • "el, els", in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885-1929), "els", in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, ->ISBN


Romansch

Etymology

From Latin ill?s, from ille.

Pronoun

els

  1. they (masculine, common, and indeterminate gender)

Swedish

Noun

els

  1. indefinite genitive singular of el

Anagrams


Volapük

Article

els

  1. nominative plural of el

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