сельме

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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.

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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
      envy
    • 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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