ᠬᠤᠭᠤᠷ

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Middle Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *kuxur, from Proto-Turkic *kopuŕ.

Compare Mongolian хуур (huur), Turkish kopuz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ᠬᠤᠭᠤᠷ (quɣur)

  1. lute
    • 1338, The Mongolian Inscription in Memory of Jigüntei [1]:
      ᠥᠴᠥᠬᠡᠨ
      ᠮᠣᠳ᠎ᠢ
      ᠬᠤᠭᠤᠷ
      ᠡᠭᠦᠳᠬᠦ
      ᠶᠡᠬᠡ
      ᠮᠣᠳ᠎ᠢ
      ᠨᠢᠷᠤᠭᠤᠨ
      ᠲᠤᠯᠭ᠎ᠠ
      ᠪᠣᠯᠭᠠᠬᠤᠢ᠎ᠠ
      ᠵᠠᠶᠠᠭᠠᠭᠰᠠᠨ
      ᠮᠡᠲᠦ
      öčöken mod-i quɣur egüdkü yeke mod-i niruɣun tulɣ-a bolɣaqui-a ǰayaɣaɣsan metü
      like ordaining to make small trees into lutes and large trees into pillars

References[edit]

  1. ^ D. Tumurtogoo, editor (2006) Mongolian monuments in Uighur-Mongolian script (XIII-XVI centuries) (Language and Linguistics monograph series; A-11), Taipei: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, page 23