zaldi

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1226; from *zaldün, from Proto-Basque *sal-dün ‘packhorse’, literally, ‘load-bearing’; recorded in Ibero-Latin as celdo, thieldones (Pliny, Natural History, 8:166).[1]

Noun[edit]

zaldi

  1. horse

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Luis Michelena, Fonética histórica vasca, 2nd edn. (San Sebastián: Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa, 1977), 356n.