eilifint

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Irish[edit]

eilifintí

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French elephant, learned borrowing from Latin elephantus, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

Noun[edit]

eilifint f or m (genitive singular eilifinte, nominative plural eilifintí)

  1. elephant

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eilifint n-eilifint heilifint not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • Entries containing “eilifint” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “eilifint” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

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