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Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (-t) (used after words ending in г, р, с.)


(-d) (Mongolian spelling ᠳᠤ (du))

  1. Dative-locative case marker equating to to, at, or in in English. It is used to show the indirect object of a sentence, or to indicate the time or the place an action will happen.
    • Монголд уулзбя.
      Mongold oolzbya.
      "Let's meet in Mongolia."
    • Аав над энэ номыг өгсөн.
      Aav nad en nomig ögsön."
      "My father gave this book to me."

Etymology 2[edit]



  1. plural marker for a small number of nouns.
    • мод (mod) (tree), модод (trees), моднууд (trees)
      морь (morʹ) (horse), морьд (horses)
      похой (pohoj) (dog), поход (dogs)
Usage notes[edit]

Some words ending in н, с, р or л lose their ending when adding this suffix.

See also[edit]