Word Family - Elephant

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ivory, elephant

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  • Proto-Afro-Asiatic *leb-
    • Chadic
      • West Chadic
        • Tangale labata elephant
    • Egyptian 𓍋𓃀𓅱(𓃰,𓌟) ābu elephant, ivory
      • Coptic ⲓⲏⲃ yēb elephant
        • Latin ebur ivory
          • French ivoire ivory
            • English ivory
          • Italian avorio ivory
          • Irish eabhar ivory
      • Sanskrit इभ ibha elephant rare; `हस्तिन्` hastin is more common
      • Egyptian 𓅮𓍋𓃀𓅱𓃰 pir-ābu the elephant
        • Akkadian 𒄠𒋛 pīru elephant
          • Aramaic פִּילָא pīlā elephant
            • Hebrew פִּיל píl elephant
            • Persian پیل pīl elephant
              • Ossetian пыл pyl elephant
              • Georgian სპილო sṗilo elephant
              • Armenian փիղ pʿił elephant, bishop chess piece
              • Arabic فِيل fīl elephant, bishop chess piece
                • Persian فیل fil elephant, bishop chess piece
                • Ottoman Turkish فیل fil elephant
                  • Turkish fil elephant, bishop chess piece
                  • Serbo-Croatian фи̏л fȉl elephant regional
                • Spanish alfil bishop chess piece
                • Old Norse fíll elephant
                  • Icelandic fíll elephant
    • Berber *eḷu elephant
      • Tuareg êlu elephant
      • Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀩𐀞 e-re-pa
        • Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς eléphās elephant, ivory
          • Latin elephās elephant, ivory
            • Latin elephāns elephant, ivory variant, also `elephantus`
              • Western Romance
                • Old French olifan elephant, ivory
                  • Middle English olifant elephant, ivory
                • Italian elefante elephant
                • Spanish elefante elephant
                  • Tagalog elepante elephant
              • French éléphant elephant
                • English elephant
                  • Welsh eliffant elephant
                • Irish eilifint elephant
              • Germanic *elpanduz elephant, camel
                • East Germanic
                  • Gothic
                    • Visigothic 𐌿𐌻𐌱𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌿𐍃 ulbandus camel
                    • Slavic *velьb(l)ǫdъ camel
                      • East Slavic
                        • Russian верблю́д verbljúd camel
                      • South Slavic
                        • Old Church Slavonic вельбѫдъ velĭbǫdŭ camel
                      • West Slavic
                        • Polish wielbłąd camel
                • North Germanic
                  • Old Norse úlfaldi camel
                    • Icelandic úlfaldi camel
                • West Germanic
                  • Old English elpend elephant
                  • Old English olfend camel
                  • Old High German hëlfant
                    • Yiddish העלפֿאַנד helfand elephant

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Collected English words

ivory, elephant