Elfe vs Elne - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between elfe and elne
is that elfe
is a female elf, a fairy, nymph while elne
As a verb elne is
(obsolete) to strengthen; hearten; comfort; encourage.
A female elf, a fairy, nymph
:* Scho was so faire & so fresche, as faucon hire semed, An elfe out of an-othire erde, or ellis an Aungell. — The Wars of Alexander, 1450
:: (She was so fair and happy and seemed elegant, an elfe from another world or else an angel.)
:* He was takyn with an elfe ... When the clok stroke twelf was he forshapyn. — The Towneley Plays, 1500
:* Maiden Elfe — Jesse White, drawing caption, 2009
:* Fantasy Elfe And Dragon Art Wallpaper 1024x768
MED, elf, elve(n)
From (etyl) elnen, from (etyl) . See (l).
(obsolete) To strengthen; hearten; comfort; encourage.
From (etyl) elne, ellen, from (etyl) . More at (l).