сельме

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Erzya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *śilmä. Cognates include Finnish silmä and Hungarian szem.

Noun[edit]

сельме (selʹme)

  1. (anatomy) eye

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Moksha[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *śilmä. Cognates include Finnish silmä and Hungarian szem.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

сельме (selʹme)

  1. (anatomy) eye
    • O. Je. Poljakov (1995) Učimsja govoritʹ po-mokšanski [Let's learn to speak Moksha], Saransk: Mordovskoje knižnoje izdatelʹstvo, ISBN 5 7595 0965 9, page 106
      Кяжи валсь – сельмос салсь
      Kjaži valsʹ – selʹmos salsʹ
      [An] evil word [is like] salt in [one's] eyes
    • V. I. Ščankina (2011) Russko-mokšansko-erzjanskij slovarʹ [Russian-Moksha-Erzya Dictionary], Saransk, ISBN 978-5-91940-080-6
      азомс сельмос
      azoms selʹmos
      to say [something] to [someone's] face (lit. "in eyes")
      сельмода-сельмос
      selʹmoda-selʹmos
      from eye to eye
      тетькомс сельмот
      tetʹkoms selʹmot
      to lay [one's] eyes [on something]
    • Oahpa, University of Tromsø
      вача сельмокс ярхцай
      vača selʹmoks jarxcaj
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)
      сельмонь каяма
      selʹmonʹ kajama
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    • Безбородов М. И. Сочиненият 1-це томсь (1939), page 102
      Сельме ведьняса // Пяшкодсть сельмоне.
      Selʹme vedʹnjasa // Pjaškodstʹ selʹmone.
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    • O. Je. Poljakov (1993) Russko-mokšanskij razgovornik [Russian-Moksha phrasebook], Saransk: Mordovskoje knižnoje izdatelʹstvo, ISBN 5 7595 0822 9, page 52
      Монь сярядихть сельмоне
      Monʹ sjarjadixtʹ selʹmone
      My eyes hurt
    • V. F. ROGOŽINA (2011) Mokšenʹ kjalʹsa obščeobrazovatelʹnaj školatnendi biologijanʹ terminonʹ valks [Moksha dictionary of biological terms for general education schools], Syktyvkar, Iževsk, Joškar Ola, Saransk, Badačonʹtomaj: Associacija finno-ugorskix universitetov, ISBN 978 963 9876 40 8
      Сложнай сельмось — Сложный глаз — Ламоц насекомайхнень специальнай – эсь лацонь сельмосна (..)
      Složnaj selʹmosʹ — Složnyj glaz — Lamoc nasekomajxnenʹ specialʹnaj – esʹ laconʹ selʹmosna (..)
      Compound eye — Compound eye [in Russian] — Specific, characteristic [type of] eyes of most insects (..)

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