buachaille

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish búachaill (cowherd), from Proto-Celtic *bou-kʷoljo- (herdsman), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷōu-kʷol-, from *gʷōus (cow) + *kʷel (to revolve, move around, sojourn).

Noun[edit]

buachaille m (genitive buachaille, plural buachaillean)

  1. cowherd
  2. herdsman