𐰚𐰃𐰾𐰃

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Old Turkic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *kiĺi (person, people), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *k`i̯uĺe (person).[1]

Noun[edit]

𐰚𐰃𐰾𐰃 (kiši)

  1. man, human, person
    𐰚𐰃𐰾𐰃: 𐰆𐰍𐰞𐰃: 𐰸𐰆𐰯: 𐰇𐰠𐰏𐰠𐰃: 𐱅𐰇𐰼𐰇𐰢𐰾
    Kiši oγlï qōp ölgeli törümiš.
    The children of man all came into existence to die.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*k`i̯uĺe”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill