Elke vs Elne - What's the difference?

elke | elne |


As nouns the difference between elke and elne

is that elke is the european wild or whistling swan (cygnus ferus ) while elne is .

As a verb elne is

(obsolete) to strengthen; hearten; comfort; encourage.

elke

English

Alternative forms

* elk

Noun

(en noun)
  • The European wild or whistling swan (Cygnus ferus ).
  • (Webster 1913) ----

    elne

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) elnen, from (etyl) . See (l).

    Verb

  • (obsolete) To strengthen; hearten; comfort; encourage.
  • Derived terms
    * (l) * (l)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) elne, ellen, from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Noun

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