шивнэх

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Buryat шэбэнэхэ (šebenexe), see шивэр авир (šiver avir, whisper) for more possible cognates.

Probably formed with +‎ -нах (-nah), a rare suffix used in onomatopoeic verbs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

шивнэх (šivneh) (Mongolian spelling ᠰᠢᠪᠡᠨᠡᠬᠦ (sibenekü))

  1. to whisper
  2. to hoarsen
    Synonym: сөөх (sööh)