Mongol

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See also: mongol and Mongȫl

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Mongolian монгол (mongol).

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Noun[edit]

Mongol (plural Mongols)

  1. A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian.
  2. A member of any of the various Mongol ethnic groups living in The Mongolian People's Republic, the (former) USSR, Tibet and Nepal.
  3. (dated, now offensive) (usually mongol) A person with Down's syndrome.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 17, in The China Governess[1]:
      The face which emerged was not reassuring. […]. He was not a mongol but there was a deficiency of a sort there, and it was not made more pretty by a latter-day hair cut which involved eccentrically long elf-locks and oiled black curls.
  4. A member of the nomadic people from the steppes of central Asia who invaded Europe in the 13th Century.
  5. A member of the Mongols Motorcycle Club of California, United States.

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References[edit]

  • 1992 Webster's New World Encyclopedia. Prentice Hall
  • 1970 R C H Davis A History of Medieval Europe. Longman SBN 582 48208 9. P404 et. seq.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mongol m

  1. Mongolian, Mongol

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mongol m (plural Mongols, feminine Mongole)

  1. Mongolian (person)

Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mongol m (plural Mongolen, feminine Mongolin)

  1. Mongolian

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mǒnɡoːl/
  • Hyphenation: Mon‧gol

Proper noun[edit]

Mòngōl m (Cyrillic spelling Мо̀нго̄л)

  1. Mongolian (person)

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