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EtymologyEdit

From a compound of Proto-Berber *eḷu and either Egyptian ꜣbw

    

or Sanskrit इभ (íbha).

Cognate with Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀩𐀞 (e-re-pa), acc. 𐀁𐀩𐀞𐀲 (e-re-pa-ta), dat. 𐀁𐀩𐀞𐀳 (e-re-pa-te), gen. 𐀁𐀩𐀞𐀵 (e-re-pa-to).

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NounEdit

ἐλέφᾱς (eléphāsm (genitive ἐλέφαντος); third declension

  1. ivory
  2. elephant

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