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sionnach commented on the word bonnive
I think we spell this as bonham in Ireland. From the Gaelic word banbh.
December 4, 2008
chained_bear commented on the word bonnive
Also bonnif. "A young pig; boneen." 'So, he said, we took the six bonnifs and we took the pig and we brought her home. A piglet was called a bonnif by older people of Irish descent in Placentia."
—Dictionary of Newfoundland English, 57
October 17, 2008
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