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AsturianEdit

NounEdit

elefante m (plural elefantes)

  1. elephant (mammal)

BasqueEdit

GalicianEdit

NounEdit

elefante m (plural elefantes)

  1. elephant

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
  • Stress: elefànte
  • Hyphenation: e‧le‧fan‧te

NounEdit

elefante m (plural elefanti, feminine elefantessa)

  1. elephant

Derived termsEdit

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

elefante

  1. vocative singular of elefantus

PortugueseEdit

 
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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

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SpanishEdit

 
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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)

  1. elephant

Derived termsEdit