See also: Elefant, elefánt, and elefãnt

Albanian

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Etymology

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Ultimately from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

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elefant

  1. elephant

Catalan

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin elephantem.

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elefant m (plural elefants, feminine elefanta)

  1. elephant

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Danish

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Etymology

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Via Latin elephantus from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās); replaced Old Danish fil (elephant), Old Norse fíll (cf. older Danish filsben (ivory)).

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  • IPA(key): /ɛləˈfanˀd̥/, [eləˈfænˀd̥], [ell̩ˈfænˀt]

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elefant c (singular definite elefanten, plural indefinite elefanter)

  1. elephant

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Friulian

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elefant m

  1. elephant

Lombard

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elefant m

  1. elephant

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Lower Sorbian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Elefant, from Latin elephantus, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās). Compare Kashubian élefant

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elefant m animal

  1. elephant
    Synonym: (literary) słon

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Further reading

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  • Starosta, Manfred (1999) “elefant”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

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From Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

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elefant m (definite singular elefanten, indefinite plural elefanter, definite plural elefantene)

  1. elephant

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology

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From Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

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elefant m (definite singular elefanten, indefinite plural elefantar, definite plural elefantane)

  1. elephant

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Occitan

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elefant m (plural elefants)

  1. elephant

Piedmontese

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elefant m

  1. elephant

Romanian

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Elefant

Etymology

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Borrowed from French éléphant.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /eleˈfant/
  • Hyphenation: e‧le‧fant
  • Audio:(file)

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elefant m (plural elefanți)

  1. elephant (mammal)

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Romansch

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Etymology

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From Latin elephantus, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās), ἐλέφαντος (eléphantos).

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elefant m (plural elefants)

  1. elephant

Swedish

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en elefant som sträcker ut snabeln och en elefantunge

Etymology

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Via Latin elephantus from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās); replaced Old Swedish fīl (elephant), Old Norse fíll.

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elefant c

  1. an elephant
    smidig som en elefant i en porslinsbutik
    as agile as an elephant in a porcelain shop

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Declension of elefant 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative elefant elefanten elefanter elefanterna
Genitive elefants elefantens elefanters elefanternas

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