саман

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Evenki[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tungusic *samān (shaman), compare Nanai сама̄н. Probably from Sanskrit श्रमण (śramaṇa, ascetic, monk, Sramana) or Pali samaṇa, likely via Chinese 沙門 (shāmén).

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Noun[edit]

сама̄н (samān)

  1. shaman

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References[edit]

  • Vasilevič, G. M. (1958), “сама̄н”, in Evɛnkijsko-Russkij slovarʹ [Evenki-Russian dictionary] (in Russian), Moscow: GIS, page 342/2

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Turkic language. See Turkish saman.

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Noun[edit]

сама́н (samánm inan (genitive сама́на, nominative plural сама́ны, genitive plural сама́нов)

  1. adobe (unburnt brick)
  2. air brick

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