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Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 2 decades ago

Cowboy的英文??為何要用cow?

如題;為何要用母牛[cow],而不用bull,ox....??

Update:

真的是因為牛仔趕的是"母牛"???

只是很好奇這個字的字源啦 ^.^

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  • 2 decades ago
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    cowboy 的解釋不能用英文來看

    其字源來自於西班牙文--vaquero

    也就是cow-man的意思

    所以之後英文才會用cowboy

    Source(s): 網路字源學
  • 2 decades ago

    因為牛仔趕的牛是cows不是bulls

    ^_^

    Source(s): me, myself ^_^
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