wielbłąd

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wielbłąd

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *velьb(l)ǫdъ, vъlьb(l)ǫdъ, from Gothic 𐌿𐌻𐌱𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌿𐍃 (ulbandus), from Latin elephantus, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφας (eléphas). Humorous meaning from reanalysis as wielki (large, giant) + błąd (error, mistake).

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wielbłąd m anim

  1. camel
  2. (humorous) a (big) mistake

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