hlowan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hlōaną, from Proto-Indo-European *kele- ‎(to shout), which is imitative; see also Lithuanian kalba ‎(language), Old High German halan ‎(to call), Ancient Greek κλεδον ‎(kledon, report, fame), κλήση ‎(klḗsē, to call), κέλαδος ‎(kélados, noise), Middle Irish cailech ‎(cock), Latin calō ‎(to call out, announce solemnly), Sanskrit उषःकाल ‎(uṣaḥkāla, cock, literally dawn-calling).

Verb[edit]

hlōwan

  1. (of a bovine) to low, to moo