olifant

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English olifaunt, from Old French oliphaunt, from Latin elephantus. See elephant.

NounEdit

olifant (plural olifants)

  1. (obsolete) An elephant.
  2. (historical) An ancient horn, made of ivory.

TranslationsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for olifant in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch olifant, from Middle Dutch olifant, from Old French olifant, from Latin elephantus, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

olifant (plural olifante)

  1. elephant

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch olifant, from Old French olifant, from Latin elephantus, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈoː.liˌfɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: oli‧fant

NounEdit

olifant m (plural olifanten, diminutive olifantje n)

  1. elephant

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: olifant

FrenchEdit

 
un olifant

EtymologyEdit

From Old French olifan.

NounEdit

olifant m (plural olifants)

  1. olifant (ivory horn)

Middle EnglishEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French olifan

NounEdit

olifant (plural olifants)

  1. elephant
  2. ivory
  3. elephant tusk
  4. musical instrument made of elephant tusks
  5. musical instrument resembling elephant tusks

DescendantsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

olifant m (definite singular olifanten, indefinite plural olifanter, definite plural olifantene)

  1. oliphaunt

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

olifant m (definite singular olifanten, indefinite plural olifantar, definite plural olifantane)

  1. oliphaunt

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

olifant m (oblique plural olifanz or olifantz, nominative singular olifanz or olifantz, nominative plural olifant)

  1. Alternative form of olifan

VilamovianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

olifant m (plural olifanta)

  1. elephant