elefante

See also: Elefante

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin elephantem, accusative of elephas, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās). Cognates include Spanish elefante and Portuguese elefante.

NounEdit

elefante m (plural elefantes)

  1. elephant (mammal)

BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “From Spanish or directly from Latin?”)

PronunciationEdit

  • (standard) IPA(key): /e.le.fan.te/
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NounEdit

elefante anim

  1. elephant

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • elefante in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • elefante in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

CorsicanEdit

 
Un elefante.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin elephantem, accusative of elephas, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās). Cognates include Italian elefante and Spanish elefante.

NounEdit

elefante m (plural elefanti)

  1. elephant

ReferencesEdit


GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested since the 14th century. From Latin elephās, elephantis (elephant), from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās, elephant, ivory).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

elefante m (plural elefantes)

  1. elephant

ReferencesEdit

  • elifante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • elefante” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • alyfante” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • elefante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • elefante” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • elefante” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin elephantem, accusative form of elephās, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφας (eléphas), from Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀩𐀞 (e-re-pa), from a compound of Berber *eḷu and either Egyptian ꜣbw or Sanskrit इभ (íbha).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /e.leˈfan.te/, [el̺eˈfän̪t̪e̞]
  • Rhymes: -ante
  • Hyphenation: e‧le‧fàn‧te

NounEdit

elefante m (plural elefanti, feminine elefantessa)

  1. elephant

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Sicilian: lifanti (or inherited from Latin)

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

elefante

  1. vocative singular of elefantus

PortugueseEdit

 
Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt
 
Elefante (Loxodonta africana)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese (h)elefante, elifante, from Latin elephās, elephantis (elephant), from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās, elephant, ivory).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

elefante m (plural elefantes, feminine elefanta, feminine plural elefantas, feminine aliá, feminine plural aliás)

  1. elephant

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

EtymologyEdit

From various Old Spanish [Term?] forms like elifant, alefant and eleofant, all ultimately from Latin elephās, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφας (eléphas).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

elefante m (plural elefantes, feminine elefanta, feminine plural elefantas)

  1. elephant

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit