elef(a)int

Cite this: eDIL s.v. elef(a)int or dil.ie/19944

Forms: elifaint, elefint, elifindt, elefante, elifinte, elifainti, eilfinti, heliphainti, elefinnti, eileaphaint, eilepaint, elipinnti, helifaint, elifainnte, elifinnti, elifint, elefinnte, elefinnted, n-eilifant, eilifaintibh, elifaintibh

n (there may also have been a form elef(a)inte, undecl., cf. fiormamaint and firminte IGT, Decl. § 13 , § 3 ). elephant: n s f. elifáint gl. elifantos RC xxix 269 § 1 . ind elifaint , CCath. 3650 . a s. is é in cú sin romarb...in elefint , Alex. 436 . romarb in elifindt BB 492a10 . g s. (a) ō cnāim elefante , O'Mulc. 700 . elifinte, CCath. 4691 . elifainti 4989 . eilfinti, TTebe 472 . i curp na heliphainti , CCath. 3652 . cosa elefinnti , Marco P. 162 . (b) do chnáimh eileaphaint , Todd Lect. iv 80.14 . co cnaim eilepaint IT ii2 104.1 (BB). n p. cethri heilifinti...fán carpat ica imurchur, Maund. 210 . elipinnti IT ii2 104.31 . (c) a helifaint LL 135b1 (possibly sg.). eilifint Celtica ii 121.24 . a p. elifainnte, Marco P. 114 . elifinnti 186 . ar eilfint Celtica ii 138.510 . g p. .m.m. elifint 111 . fria groigib na n-elefint, Alex. 622 . do chnamaib elefinnte , Alex. 592 (elefant BB 493b13 ). imud camhall ┐ elifain- tedh, Marco P. 42 . immut elefinnted 158 . iar faicsin na n-eilifant 113 . d p. for eilifaintibh 115 . for elifaintibh 91 .

mar thoirrcheas n-elphant, Studies 1918, 453 is an ex. of a late undeclined form.