арал

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Kazakh[edit]

Cyrillic арал (aral)
Arabic ارال

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *aral (river, island), cognate with Dongxiang aran (river).

Noun[edit]

арал (aral)

  1. island
    жарты арал — peninsula

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Mongolian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

(Ulaanbaatar) IPA(key): /arəɮ/, [ˈaɾɐɮ]

Modon Hui island, Khövsgöl lake.

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *aral (river, island), compare Dongxiang aran (river).

Noun[edit]

арал (aral) (Mongolian spelling ᠠᠷᠠᠯ (aral), plural арлууд); (regular declension)

  1. island

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *aral (shaft of a cart), compare Mongghul [Term?], Daur alle.

Non-cart related senses seem exclusive to modern Mongolian and might derive from a different etymon.

Noun[edit]

арал (aral)

  1. shaft, thill of a cart
  2. chassis (of a cart, car)
  3. buckle
    Synonym: горхи (gorhi)
  4. frame, build (of a person)
  5. arc of a bow

See also[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

арал (aral)

  1. imperative of арлах (arlah)