курга

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Erzya курго (kurgo).

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Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /kurɡɑ/[1]

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Noun[edit]

ку́рга (kúrga)

  1. (anatomy) mouth
    • O. Je. Poljakov (1993) Russko-mokšanskij razgovornik [Russian-Moksha phrasebook], Saransk: Mordovskoje knižnoje izdatelʹstvo, →ISBN
      аш пильгонза, аш кяденза, а кургоц ули (кяскавсь)
      aš pilʹgonza, aš kjadenza, a kurgoc uli (kjaskavsʹ)
      [riddle] no legs, no arms but has a mouth (sack)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ kurgă in Heikki Paasonen, Mordwinisches Wörterbuch