тыва

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Tuvan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Recorded in Middle Chinese as 都波 (MC tuo puɑ) and 都播 (MC tuo puɑH). Compare Tofa тоъфа (toʺfa), тоъпа (toʺpa); Dukhan туъһа (tuʺha); Northern Altai туба (tuba, Tubalar); Khakas туба (tuba, former tribe); and also Middle Mongolian 禿八 (tuba), 禿巴思 (tubas, plural).

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Noun[edit]

тыва (tıva) (definite accusative тываны, plural тывалар)

  1. (⁓ чон, ⁓ улус) Tuvans (people)
  2. (⁓ кижи) Tuvan (person)

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