Reconstruction:Proto-Turkic/kïr

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This Proto-Turkic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Turkic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *kïr-. Alternatively, the nominal meaning is primary.

Noun[edit]

*kïr

  1. isolated mountain
  2. mountain top
  3. mountain ridge
  4. steppe, desert, level ground
  5. edge

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Oghur
    • Chuvash: хир (hir)
  • Common Turkic: *kïr

References[edit]

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972) An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 641
  • Levitskaja, L. S.; Dybo, A. V.; Rassadin, V. I. (2000) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ tjurkskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Turkic Languages]‎[1] (in Russian), volume VI, Moscow: Indrik, page 225
  • Räsänen, Martti (1969) Versuch eines etymologischen Wörterbuchs der Türksprachen (in German), Helsinki: Suomalais-ugrilainen seura, page 265
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*Kɨr”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill