buey

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *boem, from Latin bovem, accusative singular of bōs, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws.

Noun[edit]

buey m ‎(Latin spelling)

  1. ox, steer

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *boem for Latin bovem (compare Italian bue), accusative singular of bōs, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws. The variant güey represents a de-shifting of /b/ back to /gw/.

Noun[edit]

buey m ‎(plural bueyes)

  1. ox, bullock
  2. (Mexico) cuckold
  3. (Puerto Rico) packet, large amount of money

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