гэр

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See also: гер

Buryat[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic: compare Mongolian гэр (ger), Kalmyk гер (ger). Also compared to Proto-Turkic *jūrt (yurt, dwelling, home).

Noun[edit]

гэр (ger) (Mongolian script ᠭᠡᠷ)

  1. yurt, ger
  2. house

Mongolian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Mongolian (PR China) ᠭᠡᠷ (ger)
Mongolian (Mongolia)
Cyrillic гэр (ger)

From Classical Mongolian ᠭᠡᠷ (ger), from Middle Mongolian [Term?], from Proto-Mongolic *ger. Cognate with Buryat гэр (ger), Khamnigan Mongol гэр (ger), Kalmyk гер (ger), etc.

This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Could it also be related to Tibetan གུར (gur)?”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

гэр (ger)

  1. yurt, ger
  2. house
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • хар гэр (khar ger, jail, prison, literally black house)

Etymology 2[edit]

Mongolian (PR China) ᠭᠡᠷ᠎ᠡ (ger-e)
Mongolian (Mongolia)
Cyrillic гэр (ger)

Noun[edit]

гэр (ger)

  1. (dated) light
Related terms[edit]