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hlowan

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

VerbEdit

hlōwan

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