gowjedo

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

gowjedo

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *govędo (cattle), from a form derived from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws. Cognate with Upper Sorbian howjado.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɔvʲɛdɔ/, /ˈɡɔjɛdɔ/

Noun[edit]

gowjedo n

  1. cow (any domestic bovine regardless of sex or age); an individual head of cattle (domesticated bovine animals)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • gowjedo in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • gowjedo in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.