elefantino

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From elefanto (elephant) +‎ -ino (female).

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): [elefantˈino]
  • Hyphenation: e‧le‧fant‧i‧no
  • Rhymes: -ino

NounEdit

elefantino (accusative singular elefantinon, plural elefantinoj, accusative plural elefantinojn)

  1. a female elephant, cow elephant

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

elefanto (elephant) +‎ -ino (female)

NounEdit

elefantino (plural elefantini)

  1. female elephant, cow elephant

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /e.le.fanˈti.no/
  • Rhymes: -ino
  • Hyphenation: e‧le‧fan‧tì‧no

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin elephantinus, from Ancient Greek ἐλεφάντινος (elephántinos).

AdjectiveEdit

elefantino (feminine elefantina, masculine plural elefantini, feminine plural elefantine)

  1. elephantine (all senses)
    Synonym: elefantesco
  2. (literary) made of ivory
    Synonym: (literary) eburneo
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • elefantino in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2Edit

Derived from elefant(e) (elephant) +‎ -ino (diminutive suffix).

NounEdit

elefantino m (plural elefantini)

  1. a young or small elephant

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

elefantino m (feminine singular elefantina, masculine plural elefantinos, feminine plural elefantinas, comparable)

  1. elephantine (of or relating to elephants)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

elefante (elephant) +‎ -ino

AdjectiveEdit

elefantino (feminine elefantina, masculine plural elefantinos, feminine plural elefantinas)

  1. elephantine

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