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 ‎(sea-coloured).
Starostin reconstructs Proto-Altaic *kṓk`e/i.

Adjective[edit]

хөх ‎(höh) ‎(Mongolian spelling ᠬᠥᠬᠡ)

  1. blue

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

хөх ‎(höh) ‎(Mongolian spelling ᠬᠥᠬᠦ)

  1. breast

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