elefanta

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From elefanto +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eleˈfanta/
  • Hyphenation: e‧le‧fan‧ta
  • Rhymes: -anta

Adjective[edit]

elefanta (accusative singular elefantan, plural elefantaj, accusative plural elefantajn)

  1. elephantine

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefanta

  1. genitive singular of elefant
  2. accusative singular of elefant
  3. nominative dual of elefant

Malagasy[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /elefan͡tạ/

Noun[edit]

elefanta

  1. elephant
    Synonym: trepo

Further reading[edit]

  • elefanta in Malagasy dictionaries at malagasyword.org

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefanta f (plural elefantas)

  1. female elephant

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefanta f (plural elefantas, masculine elefante, masculine plural elefantes)

  1. (female) elephant

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From elefant +‎ -a

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

elefanta (present elefantar, preterite elefantade, supine elefantat, imperative elefanta)

  1. (also reflexive) to trudge, plod (walk, step move heavily in a way that reminds the movement of an elephant)
    Jag kommer att elefanta iväg till jobbet.
    I will trudge to work.
    Eftersom jag kommer att elefanta iväg mig till jobbet...
    Because I will walk heavily to the work...

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Mostly used with iväg (away, off to).

References[edit]

  • “The open lexical infrastructure of Språkbanken”, in Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation[1], Istanbul: ELRA, 2012