улс

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Kalmyk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Written Oirat ᡇᠯᡇᠰ (ulus), from Common Turkic *uluš (country; city). Compare also Buryat улас (ulas), Mongolian улс (uls); Tuvan улус (ulus), Southern Altai улус (ulus), Shor улус (ulus), Khakas улус (ulus); etc.

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улс (uls)

  1. people

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Mongolian[edit]

Mongolian (PR China) ᠤᠯᠤᠰ (ulus)
Mongolian (Mongolia)
Cyrillic улс (uls)

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Mongolian ᠤᠯᠤᠰ᠋ (ulus), from Middle Mongolian ᠤᠯᠤᠰ᠋ (ulus), from Common Turkic *uluš (country; city). Compare Buryat улас (ulas), Kalmyk улс (uls); Old Uyghur 'wlwš (uluš, country); etc.

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Noun[edit]

улс (uls); (regular declension)

  1. state, country, nation, polity, commonwealth
  2. people, folk
  3. neighbour

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