илжиг

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Mongolian[edit]

A donkey harness in Kharakhorin

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *eljigen with irregular raising, from Proto-Turkic *eĺčgek.

Compare Dongxiang enzhegve, Turkish eşek.

Noun[edit]

илжиг (iljig) (Uyghurjin spelling ᠡᠯᠵᠢᠭᠡ (elǰige), plural илжгүүд); (hidden-n declension)

  1. donkey