See also: fill and Fill

Icelandic

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Etymology

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From Old Norse fíll, from Arabic فِيل (fīl), from Classical Persian پیل (pīl).[1]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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fíll m (genitive singular fíls, nominative plural fílar)

  1. elephant
    Af hverju eru fílar með svona langt nef?
    Why do elephants have such long noses?

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See also

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References

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  1. ^ “On Icelandic”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[1], 2011 September 6 (last accessed), archived from the original on 8 March 2014

Old Norse

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Etymology

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From Arabic فِيل (fīl), from Classical Persian پیل (pīl).

Noun

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fíll m (genitive fíls, plural fílar)

  1. elephant (Elephantidae)
    Synonym: (rare) alpandýr

Declension

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Icelandic: fíll m
  • Faroese: fílur m
  • Old Swedish: fīl
  • Danish: fil