ус

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See also: үс, ӱс, YC, ᎩᏟ, and yC

Bashkir[edit]

Ус [1]
Бер ус [2] һыу

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic avuč (handful), from Proto-Turkic *ạbuč (handful).

Cognate with Kazakh уыс (wıs), Kyrgyz ууч (uuç, handful), Turkish avuç (palm, handful).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [us]
  • Hyphenation: ус (one syllable)

Noun[edit]

ус (us)

  1. (anatomy) palm
  2. handful

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Mongolian[edit]

ус

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *usun. Compare Dongxiang usu.

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Noun[edit]

ус (us) (Mongolian spelling ᠤᠰᠤ (usu)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. water (clear liquid H2O)

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic усъ (usŭ), from Proto-Slavic *ǫsъ < *vǫsъ < *vǫdsъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *wónsum, from Proto-Indo-European *wondʰsom, s-expansion of root *wendʰ- (hair, wool, beard).

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Noun[edit]

ус (usm inan (genitive у́са, nominative plural усы́, genitive plural усо́в)

  1. (usually in the plural) moustache
  2. whisker
  3. feeler, antenna
  4. tendril, awn

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “ус”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “усы”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 293