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Gender Feminine
Usage Turkish
Pronounced Pron. /e.ˈlif/
Note In Turkish this name is written with a dotted İ. It appears as ELİF in uppercase and elif in lowercase.

Meaning & History

Turkish form of Alif, the name of the first letter of the Arabic alphabet, ا. It also means "slender", from the Turkish phrase elif gibi, literally "shaped like elif".