oveja

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish oueja, from Vulgar Latin *ovicla, from Latin ovicula (little sheep), diminutive of ovis (sheep), from Proto-Italic *owis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis.

Noun[edit]

oveja f (Latin spelling)

  1. ewe, sheep

Spanish[edit]

oveja

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish oueja, from Vulgar Latin *ovicla, from Latin ovicula (little sheep), diminutive of ovis (sheep), from Proto-Italic *owis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis. Compare Galician ovella, Mirandese oubeilha, Portuguese ovelha, Catalan ovella, Occitan oelha, and French ouaille.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oˈbexa/, [oˈβ̞e.xa]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

oveja f (plural ovejas)

  1. sheep
    Synonym: carnero

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