Reconstruction:Proto-Turkic/tamga

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This Proto-Turkic entry contains reconstructed words 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]

Probably from *tam- (to burn, to kindle, to ignite) +‎ -ga

Noun[edit]

*tamga (Common Turkic)

  1. brand (mark of ownership put on horses or cattle)
  2. seal
  3. tamga

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Clauson, Gerard, “tamğa:”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972, page 504-505