tehén

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Controversial origin

  • tej (milk) + Old Hungarian eneh (cow) (obsolete)
  • From an Iranian language, compare Avestan daēnav- ("female animal"), Middle Persian dēnōdag ("female, milch"). Cognates with Sanskrit धेनु (dhenú, cow, milch).
  • From Proto-Uralic *teβä (elk).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛheːn/
  • Hyphenation: te‧hén

Noun[edit]

tehén (plural tehenek)

  1. cow
  2. doe, hind

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