күлүү

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Yakut[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From күл (kül, to laugh).

Noun[edit]

күлүү (külüü)

  1. laughter
  2. mockery
    күлүүгэ бар
    külüüge bar
    to become a laughing-stock
    (literally, "to go to mockery")
    күлүү гынkülüü gınto mock, to laugh at, to ridicule

Usage notes[edit]

Although this is a general term for laughter, human behavior is of course the same worldwide. Compare English ridiculous and risible.