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EL

Noun

1 angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object) [syn: elevation, altitude, ALT]
2 an electric elevated railway [syn: elevated railway, elevated railroad, overhead railway]

User Contributed Dictionary

Translingual

Symbol

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

English

Pronunciation

  • /ɛl/

Alternative spellings

Noun

  1. : An elevated train, especially in Chicago.
  2. The letter L.

Catalan

Alternative spellings

  • es (salat) in Balearic dialects.
  • lo 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

  1. Accusative masculine singular pronoun before verb.

Crimean Tatar

Noun

el

Declension

References

Useinov-Mireev 2002}}

Danish

Etymology 1

Old Norse elri

Noun

el

Etymology 2

Introduced in the 1940ies after Swedish [[el#Swedish

Noun

el
  1. yard (as unit of measurement)

Related terms

Esperanto

Preposition

el
  1. out (of)

Hungarian

Adverb

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

Lingua Franca Nova

Pronoun

el

Romanian

Pronunciation

Pronoun

  1. he

Declension

Synonyms

Spanish

Etymology 1

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

Swedish

Noun

el (abbreviation of elektricitet)

Turkish

Noun

el

Extensive Definition

EL, El or el may refer to:
Abbreviations:
el in Czech: EL
el in Danish: El
el in German: EL
el in Esperanto: El
el in French: EL
el in Korean: EL
el in Italian: EL
el in Dutch: El
el in Japanese: EL
el in Norwegian: El
el in Kölsch: EL (Watt ėßß datt?)
el in Finnish: El
el in Swedish: El

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Amtrak, L, baggage train, branch, cable railroad, cable railway, choo-choo, cog railroad, cog railway, electric, electric railway, electric train, elevated, elevated railway, embankment, express, express train, feeder, feeder line, flier, freight, freight train, freighter, funicular, goods train, gravity-operated railway, horse railway, interurban, junction, light railroad, lightning express, limited, line, local, main line, metro, milk train, monorail, parliamentary, parliamentary train, passenger train, rack railway, rack-and-pinion railroad, rack-and-pinion railway, rail, rail line, railroad, railroad train, railway, rattler, roadbed, roadway, rolling stock, shuttle, shuttle train, sidetrack, siding, special, streamliner, street railway, streetcar line, subway, switchback, terminal, terminus, track, train, tram, tramline, trestle, trolley line, trunk, trunk line, tube, turnout, underground, way train
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