быу

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Bashkir[edit]

Быу.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *būg (steam)[1].

Cognate with Karakhanid بُو(, steam); Kazakh бу (bw, steam), Kyrgyz буу (buu, steam), Southern Altai буу (buu, steam), Uzbek bugʻ (steam), Turkmen bug (steam), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɯ̞w]
  • Hyphenation: быу (one syllable)

Noun[edit]

быу (bïw)

  1. steam

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*būg”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill