elefant

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See also: Elefant, elefánt, and elefãnt

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

elefant

  1. elephant

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin elephantem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefant m (plural elefants, feminine elefanta)

  1. elephant

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via Latin elephantus from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās); replaced Old Danish fil (elephant), Old Norse fíll (cf. older Danish filsben (ivory)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛləˈfanˀd̥/, [eləˈfænˀd̥], [ell̩ˈfænˀt]

Noun[edit]

elefant c (singular definite elefanten, plural indefinite elefanter)

  1. elephant

Inflection[edit]

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Friulian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

elefant m

  1. elephant

Lombard[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefant m

  1. elephant

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Elefant, from Latin elephantus, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefant m

  1. elephant
    Synonym: (literary) słon

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “elefant”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

Pronunciation[edit]

This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some!

Noun[edit]

elefant m (definite singular elefanten, indefinite plural elefanter, definite plural elefantene)

  1. elephant

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

Noun[edit]

elefant m (definite singular elefanten, indefinite plural elefantar, definite plural elefantane)

  1. elephant

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Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefant m (plural elefants)

  1. elephant

Piedmontese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefant m

  1. elephant

Romanian[edit]

Romanian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ro
Elefant

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French éléphant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eleˈfant/
  • Hyphenation: e‧le‧fant
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

elefant m (plural elefanți)

  1. elephant (mammal)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin elephantus, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās), ἐλέφαντος (eléphantos).

Noun[edit]

elefant m (plural elefants)

  1. elephant

Swedish[edit]

en elefant som sträcker ut snabeln och en elefantunge

Etymology[edit]

Via Latin elephantus from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās); replaced Old Swedish fīl (elephant), Old Norse fíll.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefant c

  1. an elephant
    smidig som en elefant i en porslinsbutik
    as agile as an elephant in a porcelain shop

Declension[edit]

Declension of elefant 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative elefant elefanten elefanter elefanterna
Genitive elefants elefantens elefanters elefanternas

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