хой

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Andi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Northeast Caucasian *χːHwеje.

Noun[edit]

хой (khoy)

  1. dog

Khakas[edit]

Noun[edit]

хой (xoy)

  1. sheep

Tundra Nenets[edit]

Хой (1).
Хой (2).

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samoyedic *koəjə. Cognates include Nganasan куәде and Forest Nenets кой.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

хой (xoy°)

  1. mountain
  2. hill

References[edit]

  • A. P. Pyrerka and N. M. Tereshenko, editors (1948) Русско-Ненецкий словарь [Russian-Nenets dictionary], Moscow: Огиз, pages 60, 300
  • Irina Nikolaeva (2014) A Grammar of Tundra Nenets, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, →ISBN, page 35

Tuvan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Common native Turkic qoy "sheep". , From Old Turkic koñ, from Proto-Turkic; cognate with Khakas хой (xoy), Tofa һой, Western Yugur qoy, Azerbaijani qoyun, Turkish koyun,Turkmen goýun, Salar ğoy, Kazakh қой (qoy), Kyrgyz кой (qoy),Southern Altai кой (koy), Siberian Tatar ҡуй, Crimean Tatar qoy,Karachay-Balkar къой (qoy), Uzbek qo'y,Chagatai قوي‎,Uyghur قوي(qoy), etc.

Noun[edit]

хой (xoy) (definite accusative хойну, plural хойлар)

  1. sheep