Samoyed


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Samoyed

a medium-sized dog characterized by a very thick, straight, white or cream-colored coat that stands out from the body, with brown eyes and black-rimmed eyelids and lip margins. It is said to have a 'smiling expression'. The ears are erect and the tail, with profuse haircoat, is curled over the back. The breed is predisposed to hemophilia, congenital heart defects and familial renal disease.
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UEW (235--236) cites other Samoyed cognates (NenT lamdo, EnF lodu, SlkK lamduka 'low' < PSam *lamto), but these are rejectable because of irregular vocalism: PSam *a is a regular reflex of PU *u, not of PU *a.
Aikio, Ante (2002) "New and old Samoyed etymologies".
The Samoyed is native to north Russia, where they were used to keep children warm.
A Samoyed husky named Laika became the first animal in space when Sputnik II was launched on November 3, 1957, with the dog onboard.
When Siberian husky Snowy entered the studio, it was clear why the Samoyed topped the poll as Ireland's best-looking dog.
The others are the Alaskan malamute, the Eskimo dog, and the samoyed.
He and his Samoyed, Stassi, were familiar figures in the woods near Waldo Lake.
I also hike with my dog Johnny6 - he's a Samoyed - around the slopes of Laurel Canyon.
Toastmasters International sent stale toast aloft, the Samoyed Club flung miniature marshmallows, and spectators threw tortillas.
We have an 80-pound Samoyed who has been plagued for nearly a year with fleas, "hot spots," etc.
There Once Was a Samoyed Puppy follows the story of Sarge in his new home.
It is also mentioned that there are similar words in Samoyed languages, but they are not considered cognate with the Finnic word.