Is it really from Gaulish? My Latin dictionary derives it from Greek kaballe, pack horse.
- Unsigned entry of 18:24, 2008 August 17 126.96.36.199
- Most sources point to Gaulish, but some propose Greek. Thanks for the note – I’ve added some elaboration.
- Nils von Barth (nbarth) (talk) 21:03, 28 September 2008 (UTC)
"in turn possibly a borrowing from a Balkan, Anatolian". There have not been horses in Italy, the Balkans, or Anatolia before c. 3000 BC, or roughly the assumed immigration of Indo-European speaking tribes.HJJHolm (talk) 07:31, 19 October 2014 (UTC)