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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *eri-, compare Dongxiang eri.

Possibly conflated with a different root *ere- but it cannot be excluded that this is merely a variant of the same root.


эрэх (ereh) (Mongolian spelling ᠡᠷᠢᠬᠦ (erikü) or ᠡᠷᠡᠬᠦ (erekü), causative эрүүлэх)

  1. to search
    Synonym: хайх (hajh)
  2. to ask about (someone's health)
  3. to desire, to want
    Synonym: хүсэх (hüseh)
  4. to ask for
    Synonym: гуйх (gujh)

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown, seemingly not found outside of Mongolian proper.


эрэх (ereh)

  1. to fasten
  2. to screw in

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