ቅንፍዝ

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Amharic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قُنْفُذ(qunfuḏ).

Noun[edit]

ቅንፍዝ (ḳənfəz) (rare)

  1. porcupine
    Synonym: ጃርት (ǧart)
  2. hedgehog
    Synonym: ጃርት (ǧart)

References[edit]

  • Leslau, Wolf (1982) North Ethiopic and Amharic cognates in Tigre (Supplemento n. 31 al Vol. 42 fasc. 2 (Annali))‎[1], Napoli: Istituto universitario Orientale, page 60, where Geʿez, Tigrinya, Tigre, Amharic are declared loanwords from Arabic.

Ge'ez[edit]

Noun[edit]

ቅንፍዝ (ḳənfəz)

  1. Alternative form of ቍንፍዝ (ḳʷənfəz, hedgehog, porcupine)

Tigre[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قُنْفُذ(qunfuḏ).

Noun[edit]

ቅንፍዝ (ḳənfəz)

  1. porcupine

References[edit]

  • Leslau, Wolf (1982) North Ethiopic and Amharic cognates in Tigre (Supplemento n. 31 al Vol. 42 fasc. 2 (Annali))‎[2], Napoli: Istituto universitario Orientale, page 60, where Geʿez, Tigrinya, Tigre, Amharic are declared loanwords from Arabic.

Tigrinya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قُنْفُذ(qunfuḏ).

Noun[edit]

ቅንፍዝ (ḳənfəz)

  1. porcupine
  2. hedgehog