Sunday, January 15, 2012

Bovine, in my words + bovines or cattle

boher : bovine

The Illunse word for bovine is boher. Boher is a last name. Boher is the name of a places in Ireland and Nigeria.

This word is a mixture of the Latin word for bovine which is bos, and the Old English word for bovine which is hriðer (which I transliterate to hrither). Another Old English word for bovine is néat.

boheras : bovines or cattle

The Illunse word for bovines or cattle (nominative plural) is boheras. Boheras is a rare last name.

Bovines or cattle in Latin is bovis. Bovines or cattle in Old English is hriðer (same as the singular).

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