one of the most ancient and widespread animal names in Semitic (SED II No.12), borrowing from Akk. arḫu ‘cow’ must be emphatically excluded (contra Watson 2007: 78).
From Papyrus Amherst 63.
Cf. also ˀarḫ-, ˀurḫiyy- id. (Fr. I 25, LA III 4).
Cf. also ˁarḥa id. (ibid. 1842).
du. árḥi, pl. éraḥ