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SHEEP

indo-european sheep avis hawis avi ovca owca ewe icon

HAV-

Lycian: χawã (hawa)

Hittite: ḫāwis

Luwian: ḫāwīs, ha-wà/ì-i-śa


AVI-

Lithuanian: avis

Lithuanian: ãvinas ("ram")

Old Prussian: awins ("ram")

Belarusian: аве́чка (aviéčka)

Old High German: awi, au

Gothic: 𐌰𐍅𐌹𐍃𐍄𐍂 (awistr) ("sheepfold")

Tocharian B: awi

Sanskrit: अवि (ávi)


AU-

Latvian: auns ("ram")

Alemannic German: Au, Äugst, Äust

German: Aue

Middle English: awe


UV-

Umbrian: 𐌖𐌅𐌄𐌌 (uvem) (acc.sg.)


HOV-

Old Armenian: հովիւ (hoviw) ("shepherd")

Armenian: հովիվ (hoviv)


OV-

Latin: ovis

Old Church Slavonic: овьца ⱁⰲⱐⱌⰰ (ovĭca)

Old East Slavic: овьца (ovĭca)

Old Church Slavonic: овьнъ (ovĭnŭ) ("ram")

Old Polish: owien ("ram")

Russian: овца́ (ovcá)

Bulgarian: овца́ (ovcá)

Macedonian: овца (óvca)

Serbo-Croatian: о́вца, óvca

Slovene: óvca

Czech: ovce

Polish: owca

Slovak: ovca

Low German: Öwwe

Middle High German: ouwe

Persian: عفه‎‎ (ofe) ("sheepskin")

Russian: ове́н (ovén) ("ram")

Bulgarian: овен (ovén) ("ram")

Macedonian: овен (óven) ("ram")

Serbo-Croatian: о́ван, óvan ("ram")

Slovene: óvən ("ram")


OB-

Cimbrian: öbe

Wakhi: yobc


OU-

Saterland Frisian: Oue

Middle Dutch: ou

Old High German: ou, ouwi, ouwist, ouwit

Middle English: yowe, yeue

Scots: yowe, yhow

Middle English: ouwe


OI

---> Estonian: oinas ("ram")

---> Finnish: oinas ("ram")

Ancient Greek: ὄϊς (óïs)

Ancient Greek: οἶς (oîs)

Old Irish:

Istro-Romanian: oie

Aromanian: oai

Megleno-Romanian: oaiă

Romanian: oaie

German Low German: Öi

Middle Dutch: ooi

Dutch: ooi

Afrikaans: ooi

Saterland Frisian: oye


OL-

Danish: ålam (Thy dialect)


EI-

Old Frisian: ei, ey

West Frisian: ei

German Low German: Ei


EW- EU-

Old Saxon: ewi, ewwi

Middle Low German: ewe

Old High German: ewist, ewit

English: ewe

Low German: Eev

Middle English: ewe, eu

Old English: ēowu, ēoƿu


AR- ER-

Old Norse: ær

Icelandic: ær

Faroese: ær

Norwegian: ærsaud


V-

Ukrainian: вівця́ (vivcjá)

Lower Sorbian: wójca

Upper Sorbian: wowca


-AGN-

Latin: agnus ("lamb")

Old Church Slavonic: агнѧ ⰰⰳⱀⱔ (agnę) ("lamb")

Bulgarian: а́гне (ágne) ("lamb")

Old East Slavic: ꙗгнѧ (jagnę) ("lamb")

Russian: ягнёнок (jagnjónok) ("lamb")

Macedonian: ја́гне (jágne) ("lamb")

Serbo-Croatian: ја̏гње, jȁgnje, jȁnje ("lamb")

Slovene: jágnje ("lamb")

Polish: jagnię ("lamb")

Lower Sorbian: jagnje ("lamb")

Ukrainian: ягня́ (jahnjá) ("lamb")

Belarusian: ягня́ (jahnjá) ("lamb")

Slovak: jahňa ("lamb")

Czech: jehně ("lamb")

Upper Sorbian: jehnjo ("lamb")

Ancient Greek: ἀμνός (amnós) ("lamb")


Article published on the 30th of October 2018.


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