слон

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BelarusianEdit

Elephant

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ, possibly a deverbative from *sloniti sę ‎(to lean against), relating to а medieval story of а sleeping elephant who leaned against a tree. According to some other sources, it's related to the Turkish aslan ‎(lion).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

слон ‎(slonm

  1. elephant
  2. (chess) bishop

DeclensionEdit


BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ, possibly a deverbative from *sloniti sę ‎(to lean against), relating to а medieval story of а sleeping elephant who leaned against a tree. According to some other sources, it's related to the Turkish aslan ‎(lion).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

слон ‎(slonm ‎(feminine слоница)

  1. elephant (usually a male one)

InflectionEdit


MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ, possibly a deverbative from to lean against, relating to а medieval story of а sleeping elephant who leaned against a tree. According to some other sources, it's related to the Turkish aslan ‎(lion).

NounEdit

слон ‎(slonm

  1. elephant

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ, possibly a deverbative from to lean against, relating to а medieval story of а sleeping elephant who leaned against a tree. According to some other sources, it's related to the Turkish aslan ‎(lion).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

слон ‎(slonm anim ‎(genitive слона́, nominative plural слоны́)

  1. elephant
  2. (chess) bishop

DeclensionEdit

AbbreviationsEdit

  • (chess piece): С ‎(S)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Diminutive forms

See alsoEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ, possibly a deverbative from to lean against, relating to а medieval story of а sleeping elephant who leaned against a tree. According to some other sources, it's related to the Turkish aslan ‎(lion).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

сло̏н m ‎(Latin spelling slȍn)

  1. elephant

DeclensionEdit


UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ, possibly a deverbative from to lean against, relating to а medieval story of а sleeping elephant who leaned against a tree. According to some other sources, it's related to the Turkish aslan ‎(lion).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

слон ‎(slonm anim ‎(genitive слона́, nominative plural слони́)

  1. elephant
  2. (chess) bishop

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980), “слон”, in Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language] (in Ukrainian), Kiev: Naukova Dumka
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