not unrelated to cheval, cavalo, caballo, cavall
type "horse" into http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/interactive/2014/jan/15/interactive-european-language-map
Awesome links. Thank you.
Thanks was wondering if the roots came from there. Not uncommon for the name of animals imported to a region to come from elsewhere
i knew it is a latin root!
Nope. The Latin languages got it from Celtic. In Latin it is Equus.
"Is chapall capall"... how does one say "of course" in Irish? ;-)
In this sense, Ar ndóigh.
Think of the sound they make when running.