хур

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Chuvash[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic Proto-Turkic *kāŕ, compare Turkish kaz.

Noun[edit]

хур (hur)

  1. goose

Mongolian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *kura, compare Dongxiang ghura.

Noun[edit]

хур (hur) (Mongolian spelling ᠬᠤᠷ᠎ᠠ (qur-a))

  1. precipitation (water falling from the atmosphere in any form)
    Synonyms: 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 (hur) (Mongolian 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 (hur) (Mongolian spelling ᠬᠤᠷ (qur))

  1. last year's

Etymology 4[edit]

Interjection[edit]

хур (hur)

  1. Only used in хур хар (hur har)

Ossetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian (compare Persian خور (xōr), Kurdish xor/xur, Avestan hvarə), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *súHr̥ (compare Sanskrit स्वर् (svàr), सूर्य (sū́rya)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥.

Noun[edit]

хур (xur)

  1. (Iron dialect) 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]

Compare Persian خور (xōr) and Kurdish xewer. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥.

Noun[edit]

хур (xur)

  1. sun