зээр

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *jexeren, commonly derived from Proto-Turkic *yẹgren (yellow, chestnut), which is also the source of зээрд (zeerd, red, chestnut).

Compare East Yugur jeeren, Western Yugur [script needed] (yiğïr, gazelle), Chuvash ҫӱрен (śӱren).

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зээр (zeer) (Mongolian spelling ᠵᠡᠭᠡᠷᠡ (ǰegere)); (regular declension)

  1. gazelle
    1. Mongolian gazelle, zeren
      Synonym: цагаан зээр (tsagaan zeer)

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