үхэр

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Mongolic *hüker, a borrowing from Proto-Turkic *höküz via an Oghur language

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UlaanBaatar) IPA(key): /uxər/, [uçɪr]

Noun[edit]

үхэр ‎(üher) ‎(Mongolian spelling ᠦᠬᠡᠷ)

  1. cow, ox (domestic bovine, bovine used as a beast of burden)
  2. (zodiac) a year of the Ox (the second year under the twelve-year lunar cycle.)
  3. (in compounds) big, huge