This week’s obscure English word is donkra.
This is a rather cool biological term referring to a hybrid animal produced as the offspring of a male donkey and a female zebra. Apparently such an animal is also known as a ‘zebra hinny’ or a ‘zebrinny’, among other terms.
Your challenge? Well, let me explain. I wonder about mis-using the word ‘donkra’ as an adjective. It’s one of those concatenations that carries a familiar sound, but isn’t quite. And hey, English is a language that so swiftly adopts to new usages… so – an adjective as opposed to a noun? Can you think of a possible use?
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