bàchtala

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wahtel(e), from Old High German wahtala, from Proto-Germanic *hwahtilō. Cognate with German Wachtel, Luxembourgish Wuechtel.

Noun[edit]

bàchtala f

  1. (Sette Comuni) quail
    De bachtala machet 's nest in de biizen.
    The quail makes its nest in the grass of the meadows.

References[edit]

  • “bàchtala” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo