ертаул

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Chagatai [script needed] (jortağul, mounted raiding party).

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Noun[edit]

ертау́л (jertaúlm inan (genitive ертау́ла, nominative plural ертау́лы, genitive plural ертау́лов)

  1. (historical, military) a light cavalry unit in the Russian army of the 16th and 17th century, used as a vanguard and mobile picket force

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “ертаул”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress