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Subject: Re: Ellike
Author: Chrisell   (guest)
Date: August 23, 2004 at 7:15:56 PM
Reply to: Re: Ellike by Jennifer27
Elek is actually the Hungarian form of Alexius, roughly equivalent to Alexis or even Alex in English. I couldn't see a feminine alternative, although no doubt there is one. However, the 'ike' ending is clearly a diminutive.

You could be right in that it might be closer, as an equivalent, to "Allie" rather than "Ellie".

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