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EtymologyEdit

Possibly related somehow to Proto-Turkic *hat (horse), Proto-Turkic *aðgɨr (stallion), and/or Proto-Tungusic *abdu (cattle). Compare Turkish at, Turkish aygır, Evenki абду (abdu).

PronunciationEdit

(Ulaanbaatar) IPA(key): /atʊ/, [aˈto̙]

NounEdit

адуу (aduu) (Mongolian spelling ᠠᠳᠤᠭᠤ (aduɣu)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. horse
  2. equine
  3. horse herd
  4. (Shagai) One of four sides of the ankle bone dice used in Monglian folk games
  5. (euphemistic) louse

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