elefante

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin elephantem, accusative of elephans, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās). Cognates include Spanish elefante and Portuguese elefante.

Noun[edit]

elefante m (plural elefantes)

  1. elephant (mammal)

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “From Spanish or directly from Latin?”)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /elefante/, [e̞.le̞.fãn̪.t̪e̞]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

elefante anim

  1. elephant

Declension[edit]

Declension of elefante (animate, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive elefante elefantea elefanteak
ergative elefantek elefanteak elefanteek
dative elefanteri elefanteari elefanteei
genitive elefanteren elefantearen elefanteen
comitative elefanterekin elefantearekin elefanteekin
causative elefanterengatik elefantearengatik elefanteengatik
benefactive elefanterentzat elefantearentzat elefanteentzat
instrumental elefantez elefanteaz elefanteez
inessive elefanterengan elefantearengan elefanteengan
locative
allative elefanterengana elefantearengana elefanteengana
terminative elefanterenganaino elefantearenganaino elefanteenganaino
directive elefanterenganantz elefantearenganantz elefanteenganantz
destinative elefanterenganako elefantearenganako elefanteenganako
ablative elefanterengandik elefantearengandik elefanteengandik
partitive elefanterik
prolative elefantetzat

Further reading[edit]

  • elefante” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • elefante” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish elefante.

Noun[edit]

elefante

  1. elephant.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish elefante.

Noun[edit]

elefante

  1. elephant

Corsican[edit]

Corsican Wikipedia has an article on:
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Un elefante.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin elephantem, accusative of elephas, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās). Cognates include Italian elefante and Spanish elefante.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefante m (plural elefanti)

  1. elephant

References[edit]


Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since the 14th century. From Latin elephās, elephantis (elephant), from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās, elephant, ivory).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefante m (plural elefantes)

  1. elephant

References[edit]

  • elifante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2012.
  • elefante” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2016.
  • alyfante” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2016.
  • elefante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • elefante” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • elefante” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin elephantem, accusative form of elephās, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφας (eléphas), from Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀩𐀞 (e-re-pa), from a compound of Berber *eḷu and either Egyptian ꜣbw or Sanskrit इभ (íbha).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.leˈfan.te/
  • Rhymes: -ante
  • Hyphenation: e‧le‧fàn‧te

Noun[edit]

elefante m (plural elefanti, feminine elefantessa)

  1. elephant

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Sicilian: lifanti (or inherited from Latin)

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

elefante

  1. vocative singular of elefantus

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt
Elefante (Loxodonta africana)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese (h)elefante, elifante, from Latin elephās, elephantis (elephant), from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās, elephant, ivory).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /e.leˈfɐ̃.t͡ʃi/, [e.leˈfɐ̃.t͡ʃi]

Noun[edit]

elefante m (plural elefantes, feminine elefanta, feminine plural elefantas, feminine aliá, feminine plural aliás)

  1. elephant

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From various Old Spanish [Term?] forms like elifant, alefant and eleofant, all ultimately from Latin elephās, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφας (eléphas).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eleˈfante/, [e.leˈfãn̪.t̪e]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ante

Noun[edit]

elefante m (plural elefantes, feminine elefanta, feminine plural elefantas)

  1. elephant

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]