буу

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Mongolian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Chinese (pào, cannon).

Noun[edit]

буу (buu) (Mongolian spelling ᠪᠤᠤ (buu)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. gun, rifle

Etymology 2[edit]

From Chinese (bǎo, a kind of gambling device with direction markings on them).

Noun[edit]

буу (buu) (Mongolian spelling ᠪᠤᠤ (buu)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. a kind of dice game
    Synonyms: онх (onh)

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Manchu ᠪᠣᠣ (boo) in ᠪᠣᠣ
ᠨᡳᠮᠠᡥᠠ
(boo nimaha).

Adjective[edit]

буу (buu)

  1. Only used in буу загас (buu zagas)