elephas

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Latin[edit]

elephās

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐλέφας (eléphas), from Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀩𐀞 (e-re-pa) from a compound of Berber *eḷu and either Egyptian 𓍋𓃀𓅱𓌟 (3bw) or Sanskrit इभ (íbha).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elephās m (genitive elephantis); third declension

  1. elephant
  2. elephantiasis

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative elephās elephantēs
genitive elephantis elephantum
dative elephantī elephantibus
accusative elephantem elephantēs
ablative elephante elephantibus
vocative elephās elephantēs

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