Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *éləpʰos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éln̥bʰos, from *h₁el- (deer). Compare ἐλλός (ellós, young deer), Lithuanian elnias (deer, stag, hart), Russian оле́нь (olénʹ, deer), Russian лось (losʹ, elk), Old Armenian եղն (ełn, hind).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ἔλᾰφος (élaphosm or f (genitive ἐλᾰ́φου); second declension

  1. red deer (Cervus elaphus)

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: ελάφι n (eláfi)
  • Latin: elaphus m (deer)

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