ulus

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See also: Ulus and -ulus

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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ulus

  1. plural of ulu

Etymology 2[edit]

From Russian улу́с (ulús), from Yakut улуус (uluus).

Noun[edit]

ulus (plural uluses)

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  1. An administrative division of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia, similar to райо́н (rajón, district) in Russia proper.
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Etymology[edit]

From a Mongolic source, compare Mongolian улс (uls, state, country), from Old Turkic [script needed] (uluş, country, city) which is likely related to Old Turkic [script needed] (ülüş, lot, endowment),[1] therefore from Proto-Turkic *üle- (to divide, distribute, endow),[2] see more at üleş and üleşmek.

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ulus (definite accusative ulusu, plural uluslar)

  1. nation

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “ulus”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  2. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003) Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill: “*üle-”