txakur

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Basque[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1571; originally ‘pup’, diminutive of zakur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /t͡ʃa.kur/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

txakur anim

  1. dog
    Synonym: or
  2. (derogatory) cop

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Note: possibly a Wanderwort.

  • ? Corsican: ghjacaru (dog), ghiacaru, jacaru (Ultramontane dialects)
  • ? Sardinian: giagaru (hound)
  • ? Spanish: cachorro (puppy)[1] (against this Trask) [2]
  • ? Ottoman Turkish: زغر(zağar, hound)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spanish in Contact: Issues in Bilingualism. (1996). United States: Cascadilla Press, p. 3
  2. ^ Trask, R. L. (2013). The History of Basque. United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis, p. 416