hlowan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hlōaną, from Proto-Indo-European *kele- (to shout), which is imitative; see also Lithuanian kalba (language), Old High German halan (to call), Ancient Greek κλεδον (kledon, report, fame), κλήση (klḗsē, to call), κέλαδος (kélados, noise), Middle Irish cailech (cock), Latin calō (to call out, announce solemnly), Sanskrit उषःकाल (uṣaḥkāla, cock, literally dawn-calling).

Verb[edit]

hlōwan

  1. (of a bovine) to low, to moo