Elefant

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See also: elefant and elefánt

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin elephantus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eleˈfant/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ant
  • Hyphenation: Ele‧fant

Noun[edit]

Elefant m (genitive Elefanten, plural Elefanten, diminutive Elefäntchen n or Elefäntlein n, female Elefantin)

  1. elephant (male or of unspecified sex)

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  • Lower Sorbian: elefant
  • Saterland Frisian: Elefant

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Elefant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌeleˈfant/, [ˌələˈfɑnt], /ˌeːle-/, /ˌæle-/

Noun[edit]

Elefant m (plural Elefanten)

  1. elephant

Saterland Frisian[edit]

n'Elefant.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Elefant, from Middle High German hëlfant, from Latin elephans.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌeːləˈfant/
  • Hyphenation: E‧le‧fant
  • Rhymes: -ant

Noun[edit]

Elefant m (plural Elefante)

  1. elephant

References[edit]

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “Elefant”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN
  • Jörg Peters (2017), “Saterland Frisian”, in Journal of the International Phonetic Association, volume 49, issue 2