How to name a squirrel?

Olga Izvekova
Olga Izvekova
March 7, 2013
How to name a squirrel?

The squirrel was not always called a squirrel in Russia. Previously, it was called Mys, Vekshey or Veveritsa. And the name veveritsa was the most common. So why was the squirrel called the squirrel? In winter, squirrel coat noticeably brightens, changing from fiery-red to light gray. Winter fluffy silvery skins of squirrels were especially valued in Russia, and winter squirrel was called white veveritsa. Over time, the word veveritsa was lost, and the white word (or rather beela) was transformed into a more harmonious and easily pronounced squirrel. From these fluffy rodents make good pets. Squirrels are exceptionally clean, absolutely no smell, they are gullible and very affectionate. They are not easy to learn to respond to the name, but to watch the moving red animal and play with it is a pleasure. But if you start a squirrel, you need to choose a name for it. How can you name a squirrel? Here you can go two ways - choose a name from the list of names proposed for rodents. Large selection of names can be found on the site. You can try to pick a nickname yourself. Deciding how to call a squirrel, you can build on its appearance.For example, for a furry skin - a squirrel can be called Fluffy (Pushuy), for a luxurious tail - Bump, for mischievous beads of eyes - Bead (Busik), Raisin or Button, for red color - Ryzhik, Ryzhuly, Ginger. In the nickname can reflect the nature of the animal and the animal - for the special mobility of the little squirrel can be called Shustrik or Igrunya. Or maybe your pet has any special eating habits? For example, for the love of nuts squirrel can be called a nut.