хур

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Chuvash[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *kāŕ, compare Turkish kaz.

Noun[edit]

хур (hur)

  1. goose

Kalmyk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *kura.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

хур (xur) (Clear script spelling ᡍᡇᠷ (xur) or ᡍᡇᠷᠠ (xura))

  1. rain

Mongolian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *kura, compare Dongxiang ghura.

Noun[edit]

хур (khur) (Uyghurjin spelling ᠬᠤᠷ᠎ᠠ (qur-a))

  1. precipitation (water falling from the atmosphere in any form)
    Synonym: тунадас (tunadas)

Etymology 2[edit]

a black grouse perched on a larch in Mongolia

Cognate with Buryat хура (xura) and Kalmyk хур (xur), the same word (without the final vowel) is present in Turkic languages of Central Asia, for example Kazakh құр (qur), these are usually presumed to be Mongolisms, but the direction of loaning could also be reverse.

Noun[edit]

хур (khur) (Uyghurjin spelling ᠬᠠᠷ᠎ᠠ (qar-a) or ᠬᠣᠷ (qor))

  1. black grouse

See also[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Cognate with Buryat хур (xur), Kalmyk хур (xur), perhaps from Proto-Turkic *kur (rank, time), compare Hungarian kor (age), a possible Turkic loan.

Adjective[edit]

хур (khur) (Uyghurjin spelling ᠬᠤᠷ (qur))

  1. last year's

Etymology 4[edit]

Interjection[edit]

хур (khur)

  1. Only used in хур хар (khur khar)

Ossetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *húHar.

Noun[edit]

хур (xur)

  1. (Iron) sun

References[edit]

  • Bigulajev, B. B.; Gagkajev, K. Je.; Kulajev, N. X.; Tuajeva, O. N. (1970) , “хур”, in Kasajev A. M., editor, Osetinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Ossetian–Russian Dictionary], 3rd edition, Ordzhonikidze: Publishing House “Ir”

Yagnobi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *húHar (the sun). Compare Persian خور(xōr) and Northern Kurdish xewer.

Noun[edit]

хур (xur)

  1. sun