Seamus Heaney read a poem about his dog at a reading in Walla Walla I went to a few years ago. I wish I had it at hand. All I have is the word onding.
Golden Hunter Sands
August 29, 1999-July 21, 2012
How strange. I just remembered that the word for dog in Indonesian is anjing.
Pronunciation: Brit. /ˈɒndɪŋ/, U.S. /ˈɑnˌdɪŋ/
Etymology: < on- prefix + ding v.1 Compare to ding on at ding v.1 5b, and earlier ondinging n., on-ding n.
Sc. (north-east.). rare.
intr. To rain or snow heavily.
1866 W. Gregor Dial. Banffshire 228 ‘Is’t ondingin’.’ ‘Oo i, it’s jist poorin’.’