jelen

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See also: jeléń, jeleń, and jeleň

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *elenь, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁el-en-i-, which is often being connected with *h₁el- ‎(yellow-brown). Its Slavic cognates are Polish jeleń ‎(deer) or Russian оле́нь ‎(olénʹ, deer), other Indo-European cognates are Lithuanian élnis or álnis ‎(deer), Old Irish elit ‎(roe deer), Welsh elain ‎(hind), Ancient Greek ἔλαφος ‎(élaphos, deer) and Armenian եղն ‎(ełn, hind).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jelen m anim

  1. deer
  2. stag (male deer)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "jelen" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, ISBN 978-80-7335-393-3, page 272.

External links[edit]

  • jelen in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • jelen in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɛlɛn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: je‧len

Etymology 1[edit]

Lexicalized form of jel ‎(characteristic, distinguishing mark) + -en ‎(adverbial suffix).

Adjective[edit]

jelen (not comparable)

  1. present
    jelen idő‎ ― present tense
Derived terms[edit]

(Compound words):

(Expressions):

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the compound noun jelenkor ‎(the present time, our age).

Noun[edit]

jelen ‎(plural jelenek)

  1. present
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

jel +‎ -en

Noun[edit]

jelen

  1. superessive singular of jel

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *(j)elenь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jělen/
  • Hyphenation: je‧len

Noun[edit]

jèlen m ‎(Cyrillic spelling јѐлен)

  1. male deer, buck, stag

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *(j)elenь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jêlen m anim ‎(genitive jeléna, nominative plural jeléni)

  1. deer (the animal)

Declension[edit]