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PipilEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish vacas (cows), from Latin vacca. Compare Classical Nahuatl huācax (cow), and other Mesoamerican languages: Yucatec Maya, Tzeltal, Chol, and Ch'orti' wakax; and K'iche' wakäx (cow).

PronunciationEdit

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ˈwaːkaːʃ/
  • (Witzapan, Cuisnahuat) IPA(key): /ˈwaːɣaːʃ/

NounEdit

wākāsh (plural wajwākāsh or wākāshmet)

  1. cow, bovine
    Yaja yawi kipatzka ne wakash mujmusta ka peyna
    She/he goes milk the cow every day in the morning

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