słon

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See also: slon, słoń, and słóń

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from Upper Sorbian słon, from Proto-Slavic *slonъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

słon m

  1. (literary) elephant

Declension[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Lower Sorbian vocabulary. In: Haspelmath, M. & Tadmor, U. (eds.) World Loanword Database. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
  • Arnošt Muka (1921, 1928), “słon”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German, Russian), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted (in German)Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • słon in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ.

Noun[edit]

słon m

  1. elephant

Descendants[edit]

  • Lower Sorbian: słon