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See also: Ox, OX, øx, and -öx

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English oxe, from Old English oxa, from Proto-Germanic *uhsô (compare West Frisian okse, Dutch os, German Ochse), from Proto-Indo-European *uksḗn. Cognate with Welsh ych (ox), Tocharian A ops, Tocharian B okso (draft-ox), Avestan 𐬎𐬑𐬱𐬀𐬥 (uxšan, bull), Sanskrit उक्षन् (ukṣán).

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ox (plural oxen)

 
Two oxen.
  1. An adult castrated male of cattle (B. taurus).
  2. Any bovine animal (genus Bos). A neat, a beef.
    • 1934, commentary on the Qur'an (Sura 39 verse 6) by Abdullah Yusuf Ali:
      Here the same four kinds are mentioned ... These are sheep, goats, camels and oxen.

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Other scripts
Cyrillic ох
Roman ox
Perso-Arabic اوْخ

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (oq, arrow), from Proto-Turkic.

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ox (definite accusative oxu, plural oxlar)

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From Proto-Mongolic *ög-. Cognate to Mongolian өгөх (ögöh) and perhaps Khitan [Khitan Small needed] (û).

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ox

  1. (Qinghai) to give
    Be Dromada samtexge oxgu tarang erna.
    I want to give a gift to Droma.