In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1rebuzno masculineto go hee-haw — rebuznar
- This set Dave off so badly that he started up the hee-haw again.
- To the northwest, the donkey will hee-haw, hee-haw, hee-haw for maybe fifteen seconds.
- He let out a hee-haw of pain as we dragged him on his stomach away from the hole.
- She began laughing in an obnoxious way, sounding like a mix between a donkey hee-haw and a pig snort.
- One particular group of males perched behind us had particularly irritating mating calls, responding to the incessant female cries with various forms of donkey-like hee-haws.
- She imitates his nasal hee-haw very loudly and we look on, aghast.
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