утас

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *hutasun.

Compare Middle Mongolian [Term?] (/hutasun/), Manchu ᡶᡠᡨᠠ (futa, rope, string) a (Para-)Mongolic borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

утас (utas) (Mongolian spelling ᠤᠲᠠᠰᠤ (utasu), plural утаснууд); (hidden-n declension)

  1. thread
  2. wire, cable
  3. string (of an instrument)
    Synonyms: чавхдас (čavhdas)
  4. telephone

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