хой

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Andi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Northeast Caucasian *χːHwеje.

Noun[edit]

хой (xoj)

  1. dog

Khakas[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic koñ, from Proto-Turkic.

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 Turkic *qoy (sheep), from Proto-Turkic.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. sheep

Yakut[edit]

Yakut Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sah

Etymology[edit]

See the Khakas and Tuvan entries above.

Noun[edit]

хой (xoy)

  1. sheep, ram
    хой үөрэxoy üörea herd of sheep
    Synonym: бараан (baraan)

Derived terms[edit]