jeleń

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See also: jelen, Jelen, jeleň, Jeleń, and jeléń

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ely.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɛlɛnʲ/, [ˈjelenʲ], [ˈjɛlenʲ]

Noun[edit]

jeleń m (diminutive jeleńk, feminine equivalent jelenica)

  1. deer

Declension[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *(j)elenь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɛ.lɛɲ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛlɛɲ
  • Syllabification: je‧leń

Noun[edit]

jeleń m anim (diminutive jelonek)

  1. deer
  2. stag (male deer)
    Synonym: byk

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective
noun

Noun[edit]

jeleń m pers

  1. (by extension, colloquial) a person who is easily deceived or used; sucker; mug; chump
    Synonyms: frajer, łoś, durniacha

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • jeleń in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • jeleń in Polish dictionaries at PWN