өнгө

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Mongolian ᠥᠩᠭᠡ (öngge), from Middle Mongolian ᠥᠨᠺᠺᠡ (öngge), Proto-Mongolic *öŋge, from Proto-Turkic *öŋ. Cognate with Buryat үнгэ (ünge), Kalmyk өңг (öñg), Daur unggw (color, facial expression), Dongxiang ungie (face, countenance, color), etc. Compare also Old Uyghur [script needed] (öŋ, color), Kazakh өң (öñ, face, shape, color).

The lust sense is derived after Chinese ().

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Noun[edit]

өнгө (öngö) (Uyghurjin spelling ᠥᠩᠭᠡ (öngge), plural өнгүүд); (regular declension)

  1. color
  2. outside, exterior
  3. appearance, look
    Synonym: үзэмж (üzemž)
  4. countenance, complexion (appearance of the face)
    Synonyms: царай (tsaraj), зүс (züs)
  5. (figuratively) character, quality
    Synonyms: төлөв (tölöv), шинж (šinž)
  6. (Music) timbre
  7. (figuratively) lust, debauchery

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Colors in Mongolian · өнгө (öngö) (layout · text)
     цагаан (tsagaan)      саарал (saaral)      хар (har)
             улаан (ulaan); хүрэн улаан (hüren ulaan)              улбар шар (ulbar šar); бор (bor), хүрэн (hüren)              шар (šar); хул (hul),
цайвар шар (tsajvar šar)
             цайвар ногоон (tsajvar nogoon)              ногоон (nogoon)             
             цэнхэр (tsenher); номин ногоон (nomin nogoon)              номин (nomin)              хөх (höh)
             нил (nil); индиго (indigo)              улаан ягаан (ulaan jagaan); час улаан (čas ulaan)              ягаан (jagaan)