horse, mare

bergir, bor

– Ez li hêsp suwar bum = I mounted the horse


From Avestan (Av.) aspa;
Skt asva;
a loan-word from an Iranian language (Boutkan);
Latin equus;
Greek hippos;
Old English eoh

The usual Indo-European word is represented by , Greek hippos, Latin equus, from PIE root *ekwo-.

By some, connected to PIE root *kers- "to run," source of Latin currere "to run."
Ker also means donkey in Kurdish which is possibly related to "her/herîn" (to go, move, walk away).

Other forms:
Soranî esp, Zazakî istor/estor/istor, Hewremanî esp