πŒΏπŒ»πŒ±πŒ°πŒ½πŒ³πŒΏπƒ

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Etymology[edit]

Presumably via Latin from Ancient Greek ἐλέφας (elΓ©phas, β€œelephant”), genitive ἐλέφαντος (elΓ©phantos). Cognate with Old Norse ΓΊlfaldi, Old English olfend, olfenda, Old High German olbento, Old Saxon olbundeo, Czech velbloud, Russian Π²Π΅Ρ€Π±Π»ΡŽΠ΄ (verbljud).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

πŒΏπŒ»πŒ±πŒ°πŒ½πŒ³πŒΏπƒ (ulbandusm

  1. camel
    • 6th century, Wulfila, Codex Argenteus, Luke 18:25
      π‚πŒ°πŒΈπŒΉπŒΆπ‰ πŒ°πŒ»πŒ»πŒΉπƒ πŒΉΜˆπƒπ„ 𐌿𐌻𐌱𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌰𐌿 πŒΈπŒ°πŒΉπ‚πŒ· πŒΈπŒ°πŒΉπ‚πŒΊπ‰ πŒ½πŒ΄πŒΈπŒ»π‰πƒ πŒΈπŒ°πŒΉπ‚πŒ·πŒ»πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΈπŒ°πŒ½ 𐌸𐌰𐌿 𐌲𐌰𐌱𐌹𐌲𐌰𐌼𐌼𐌰 𐌹̈𐌽 πŒΈπŒΉπŒΏπŒ³πŒ°πŒ½πŒ²πŒ°π‚πŒ³πŒΎπŒ° πŒ²πŒΏπŒ³πŒΉπƒ 𐌲𐌰𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌸𐌰𐌽.
      raΓΎizo allis ist ulbandau ΓΎairh ΓΎairko neΓΎlos ΓΎairhleiΓΎan ΓΎau gabigamma in ΓΎiudangardja gudis galeiΓΎan.
      For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

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References[edit]

  • β€œU20. *ulbandus” in Winfred P. Lehmann (1986), A Gothic Etymological Dictionary, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 375