тэрэг

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *tergen, perhaps related to Proto-Tungusic *turki (sleigh), Nivkh т’у (tʼu) or Korean 달구지 (dalguji, cart).

Compare Dongxiang qierge, qiereigvan (car), East Yugur tergen, Even турки (turki), Nanai токи.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

тэрэг (tereg) (Mongolian spelling ᠲᠡᠷᠭᠡ (terge)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. cart
  2. motorcar
  3. (chess) rook
    Synonym: ханхай (hanhaj) (colloquially)

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See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Mongolian · шатрын дүрс (šatryn dürs) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
ноён (nojon) бэрс (bers) тэрэг (tereg) тэмээ (temee) морь (morʹ) хүү (hüü)