цайр

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Mongolian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps a back-formation from цайрах (tsajrah, to fade, to whiten)., compare Buryat сайр (sajr, aluminium).

Noun[edit]

цайр (tsajr) (Mongolian spelling ᠴᠠᠶᠢᠷ (čayir)); (regular declension)

  1. zinc

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

цайр (tsajr)

  1. (botany) a kind of plant; an ashy colored bush with red seed
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