Fula has 82 Words for Cow– Really

The Fula language of West Africa has an incredible number of words for cattle. One small dictionary lists no less than 82 words, including guddiri ‘bull without a tail’, wudde ‘cow without a tail’, jaabuye ‘cow with a large navel’, lelwaaye ‘cattle with eyes like a gazelle’, gerlaaye ‘cattle that is like a bush-fowl’, happuye ‘cow in milk after her calf has died’, mbutuye ‘cow whose calf has been killed so that she may be fattened’, and other useful terms. (Linguistics for Students of Asian and African Languages chapter 4 page 3)