айх

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *ayu-, with assimilation found in most modern languages.

Compare Dongxiang ayi, (perhaps somehow related) Old Turkic [script needed] (ayïn-, to fear).

Verb[edit]

айх (ajh) (Mongolian spelling ᠠᠶᠤᠬᠤ (ayuqu), causative айлгах)

  1. (with ablative) to fear, to be afraid of
    Synonym: эмээх (emeeh)

Derived terms[edit]