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Elephant

Belarusian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ.

Noun

слон (slon) m.

  1. elephant

Bulgarian

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ.

Noun

слон m. (slon)

  1. elephant

Declension

Singular Plural
Indefinite слон слонове
Definite
(subject form)
слонът слоновете
Definite
(object form)
слона
Count form слона
Vocative form слоне слонове

Macedonian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ.

Noun

слон (slon) m.

  1. elephant

Russian

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ, possibly a deverbative from прислониться (to lean against), relating to medieval story of elephant sleeping leaned against a tree. According to some other sources, it's related to Turkish aslan (lion).

Noun

слон (slon) m.

  1. elephant
  2. (chess) bishop (Russian abbreviation: С)

Synonyms

chess piece
офицер (informal)

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative слон слоны́
genitive слона́ слоно́в
dative слону́ слона́м
accusative слона́ слоно́в
instrumental слоно́м слона́ми
prepositional о слоне́ о слона́х

Derived terms

Diminutive forms

See also


Serbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ.

Noun

слон m.

  1. elephant

See also


Ukrainian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *slonъ.

Noun

слон (slon) m.

  1. elephant

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