оньс

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps онь (onʹ, notch, gorge, defile) +‎ (-s).

Compare Kalmyk оньс (on's, lock, spring).

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оньс (onʹs) (Mongolian spelling ᠣᠨᠢᠰᠤ (onisu))

  1. strike plate, keeper (part of the doorjamb which receives bolt)
  2. lock, latch, bolt
  3. spring, mechanism
  4. essence, gist

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