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Ele

Ele

See also: ele, éle, elé, êle, ełe, and ELE

Old French

Proper noun

Ele f (nominative singular Ele)

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Adele

ele

ele

See also: Ele, elé, éle, êle, ełe, and ELE

Finnish

Noun

ele

  1. gesture, sign

Declension

Inflection of ele (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative ele eleet
genitive eleen eleiden
eleitten
partitive elettä eleitä
illative eleeseen eleisiin
eleihin
singular plural
nominative ele eleet
accusative nom. ele eleet
gen. eleen
genitive eleen eleiden
eleitten
partitive elettä eleitä
inessive eleessä eleissä
elative eleestä eleistä
illative eleeseen eleisiin
eleihin
adessive eleellä eleillä
ablative eleeltä eleiltä
allative eleelle eleille
essive eleenä eleinä
translative eleeksi eleiksi
instructive elein
abessive eleettä eleittä
comitative eleineen

Derived terms

Related terms

See also


Old French

Etymology 1

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronoun

ele f (masculine il)

  1. she
Descendants

Etymology 2

From Latin ala.

Noun

ele f (oblique plural eles, nominative singular ele, nominative plural eles)

  1. wing (anatomy)
Descendants

Palenquero

Etymology

From Spanish él.

Pronoun

ele

  1. he/she/it (third-person singular personal pronoun)

Portuguese

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese ele, from Latin ille (that, he, she, it).

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ele m (feminine ela, plural eles, feminine plural elas)

  1. third-person masculine singular nominative personal pronoun; he; it
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 182:
      Ele tem razão, eu não quero mais dormir no mesmo dormitório que ele, ele é doido.
      He is right, I don't want to sleep in the same dormitory as him anymore, he is crazy.
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 643:
      Ele nunca vai reparar na gente [...]
      He will never notice us [...]
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 359:
      Ele se aproximou e experimentou empurrá-la.
      He came closer and tried to push it.
    Ele andou até mim.
    He walked towards me.
  2. third-person masculine singular prepositional pronoun; him; it
    Eu gosto de conversar com ele.
    I enjoy talking to him.
  3. (Brazil, colloquial) third-person masculine singular personal pronoun used in all positions; he; him; it
    Um homem matou ele.
    A man killed him.
Usage notes

The following preposition + ele contractions are mandatory:

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:ele.

See also

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Oblique Oblique
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Noun

ele m (plural eles)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.
Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:ele.


Romanian

Etymology

From Latin illae, nominative feminine plural of ille.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈje.le/

Pronoun

ele f pl (third-person plural, masculine equivalent ei)

  1. (nominative form) they (for a group composed completely of females)

Declension

Nominative
ele
Accusative
stressed unstressed
ele le
Genitive
one form for all numbers and genders
lor
Dative
stressed unstressed
lor le
Reflexive
Accusative Dative
stressed unstressed stressed unstressed
sine se sieși își

Synonyms

Pronoun

ele f (stressed accusative form of ele)

  1. (direct object, preceded by preposition, such as "pe", "cu", "la", or "pentru") them (all-female group)

Related terms

  • ea (third-person feminine singular)
  • el (third-person masculine singular)
  • ei (third-person masculine plural)

See also


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈele/
  • Hyphenation: e‧le

Noun

ele f (plural eles)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.

Turkish

Noun

ele

  1. dative singular of el

Volapük

Article

ele

  1. dative singular of el