ἐλέφας

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Attested in Mycenaean Greek as 𐀁𐀩𐀞(e-re-pa)/𐀁𐀩𐀞𐀵(e-re-pa-to), from a compound of Berber *eḷu and either Egyptian 𓍋𓃀𓅱𓌟(3bw) or Sanskrit इभ(íbha).

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ἐλέφᾱς ‎(eléphāsm ‎(genitive ἐλέφαντος); third declension

  1. ivory
  2. elephant

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