чиныг

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Ossetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

By vowel metathesis from Old East Slavic кънига (kŭniga).

Noun[edit]

чи́ныг (ḱínyg) (plural чингуытӕ)

  1. (Iron dialect) book
    телефонты чиныгtelefonty ḱinygphone book
  2. (Iron dialect, archaic) letter, writing; document

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References[edit]

  • Bigulajev, B. B.; Gagkajev, K. Je.; Kulajev, N. X.; Tuajeva, O. N. (1970), “чиныг”, in Kasajev A. M., editor, Osetinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Ossetian–Russian Dictionary], 3th edition, Ordzhonikidze: Publishing House “Ir”
  • Abajev, V. I. (1958), “ḱinyg | kinugæ, kiwnugæ”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ osetinskovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, Moscow, Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, page 596