хөх

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed or cognate with Proto-Turkic *gȫk, compare with Turkish gök and potentially Altaic Evenki куку (kuku, sea-coloured).

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. blue
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Mongolian ᠬᠥᠬᠦᠨ (kökün), from Proto-Mongolic *kökön (breast, nipple).

Somehow related to Proto-Turkic *kögüz / *kögüŕ (chest). Compare Turkish göğüs, Kyrgyz көкүрөк (kökürök) and Chuvash кӑкӑр (kăkăr).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. breast

Descendants[edit]

  • → Manchu: ᡥᡠᡥᡠᠨ (huhun)

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