хөх

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed or cognate with Proto-Turkic *gȫk, compare with Turkish kök and potentially Altaic Evenki куку (kuku, sea-coloured).
Starostin reconstructs Proto-Altaic *kṓk`e/i.

Adjective[edit]

хөх (höh) (Mongolian spelling ᠬᠥᠬᠡ (köke))

  1. blue

Etymology 2[edit]

Somehow related to Proto-Turkic *kögöz/*kögör (chest). Compare Turkish göğüs.

Noun[edit]

хөх (höh) (Mongolian spelling ᠬᠥᠬᠦ (kökü))

  1. breast

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