орон

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *oran, a borrowing from Proto-Turkic *orun. Originally the same word as ор (or), only with the unstable n generalized to all cases.

Compare Dongxiang oron, Kazakh орын (orın).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

орон (oron) (Mongolian spelling ᠣᠷᠤᠨ (orun), plural орнууд); (regular declension)

  1. place
  2. country, territory
  3. home, dwelling, apartment
  4. station, office, position
  5. role, purpose, stead
    миний оронд
    minij orond
    instead of me
  6. institution, center
  7. digit (numeral)
  8. (obsolete, grammar) case
  9. (algebra, physics) field

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Nanai[edit]

Noun[edit]

оро̄н (orōn)

  1. reindeer

Yakut[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *orun (place), possibly re-borrowed through Mongolic, compare Mongolian ор (or, bed).

Cognate with Bashkir урын (urïn, place; bed).

Noun[edit]

орон (oron)

  1. bed