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BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

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]

NounEdit

zaldi

  1. horse

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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