шороо

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *sïruxa, probably related somehow to Proto-Turkic *siaŕ.

Compare Dongxiang shoura, Daur shiroo (grit found in cereal), Turkish saz (rush, reed), Chuvash шур (šur, bog, swamp), Hungarian sár (mud) (from Turkic), Evenki сиругӣ (sirugī, sand).

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Noun[edit]

шороо (šoroo) (Mongolian spelling ᠰᠢᠷᠤᠢ (sirui))

  1. soil

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