фурд

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Ossetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́ráyas (expanse, vastness; ocean). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Noun[edit]

фурд (furd)

  1. big river
  2. Synonym of денджыз (denǵyz, sea)

Descendants[edit]

  • Chechen: хӏорд (hord)
  • Ingush: форд (ford)

References[edit]

  • Абаев, В. И. (1958) Историко-этимологический словарь осетинского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow, Leningrad: Academy Press, pages 485–486
  • Thordarson, Fridrik (2009) Ossetic Grammatical Studies (Philosophisch-Historische Klasse Sitzungsberichte; 788), Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, →ISBN, pages 26, 34