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See also Elf
See also ELF

English[]

File:Elfo red.jpg

An elf drawn by Piedachu Peris

Etymology[]

Middle English from Old English ælf (incubus, elf). Originated from Indo-European root *albho- (brilliant, shining white) via Teutonic languages.

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Elf

Plural
elves

Elf (elves)

Wikipedia

  1. A mythical, supernatural being resembling but seen as distinct from humans.
  2. Template:Norse mythology A luminous spirit presiding over nature and fertility and dwelling in the world of Álfheim (Elfland). Compare angel, nymph, fairy.
  3. Template:Fantasy Any of the magical, humanoid, typically forest-guarding races bearing some similarities to the Norse álfar (through Tolkien's Eldar).
Translations[]

Derived terms[]

  • elfin
  • elfinwood
  • elfish
  • Elfland
  • elflock
  • elven
  • elvish
  • light elves
  • dark elves

See also[]

References[]

  • Marshall Jones Company (1930). Mythology of All Races Series, Volume 2 Eddic, Great Britain: Marshall Jones Company, 1930, pp. 220-221.

Anagrams[]

  • EFL,

Afrikaans[]

Numeral[]

elf

  1. (cardinal) eleven

Czech[]

Noun[]

Elf m.

  1. An elf.

Dutch[]

Pronunciation[]

Cardinal number[]

Template:Cardinalbox elf

  1. eleven

Noun[]

Elf m. and f. (plural elfen, diminutive elfje, diminutive plural elfjes)

  1. elf (mythical creature)
  2. brownie

Elf m. and f. (plural elven, diminutive elfje, diminutive plural elfjes)

  1. The number eleven, or a representation thereof.

German[]

See also Elf

Etymology[]

From Old High German einlif.

Pronunciation[]

Numeral[]

Elf

  1. (cardinal) eleven

Maltese[]

Etymology[]

From Arabic

Numeral[]

elf

  1. (cardinal) thousand

Polish[]

Noun[]

elf m (plural:elfy)

  1. elf, mythical or fantasy creature

Usage notes[]

The plural for the Tolkien creatures is usually elfowie.

br:elf cs:elf da:elf de:elf et:elf el:elf fr:elf ga:elf ko:elf hy:elf io:elf is:elf it:elf ka:elf ku:elf la:elf lt:elf lv:elf hu:elf ml:elf nl:elf no:elf oc:elf pl:elf pt:elf ro:elf ru:elf fi:elf sv:elf te:elf th:elf tr:elf uk:elf vi:elf zh:elf

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