Focal an Lae #29
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: bó (BOH)

Meaning: bó = cow

Usage:

History: Old Irish “bó” comes from Common Celtic *bows, from Indo-European *gwou- (ox, bull, cow), which is also the source of Latin “bos”, Greek “bous” and Sanskrit “go”. Cognates in English include “bovine” and “cow”.

Scottish Gaelic: bó or bò (BOH)

2008-06-19 CPD