All probably are ultimately from Latin asinus. De Vaan says the form of asinus suggests it was a loan-word into Latin, and adds, "Most IE words for 'ass' are loanwords. Together with Greek onos it is conjectured to be from a language of Asia Minor compare Sumerian ansu.
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The revelation that, at age 42, Ben Affleck has one hell of an ass. Inside, sat at a man on all fours, one high-heeled shoe in his mouth, the other protruding from his ass. I had one, small bite of a chocolate cupcake, and was on my ass in an hour. When it comes to protecting birds of prey, Illinois state law can be an ass. Four of these slabs are considered as a load for an ass , and six for a bullock. I thought of Aristotle, who denied the existence of a mule because it was neither a horse nor an ass. The Ass was also used for agriculture, and was employed in the plough, as we find from many p ass ages. Hawkins eyed me coldly for a minute, admonished me not to be an ass , and went on untying the launch. In addition to the idiom beginning with ass.
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