хулгай

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *kulagaï, compare Dongxiang ghugvei (thief).

Equivalent to хулгах (hulgah, to steal) +‎ -ай (-aj).

Noun[edit]

хулгай (hulgaj) (Mongolian spelling ᠬᠤᠯᠠᠭᠠᠢ (qulaɣai))

  1. theft
  2. thief
    Synonym: хулгайч (hulgajč)
  3. (obsolete) rebel, bandit

Adjective[edit]

хулгай (hulgaj) (Mongolian spelling ᠬᠤᠯᠠᠭᠠᠢ (qulaɣai))

  1. clandestine, secret

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