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MongolianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Proto-Mongolic *jaxu-, compare Dongxiang zhao.

VerbEdit

зуух (zuuh) (Mongolian spelling ᠵᠠᠭᠤᠬᠤ (ǰaɣuqu))

  1. to bite (to hold in teeth, to attack with teeth)
    Synonyms: хазах (hazah), үмхэх (ümheh)
  2. to clench (teeth, lips...)
  3. to grip, to clamp (with pliers or a similar tool)
    Synonyms: хавчих (havčih), хазах (hazah), чимхэх (čimheh), үмхэх (ümheh)
  4. (figuratively) to be stingy, thrifty
    Synonyms: хэмнэх (hemneh), арвилах (arvilah), гамнах (gamnah)

Etymology 2Edit

Proto-Mongolic *juxuka, compare Mongghul zuha qirai (hearth).

 
a traditional oven in a Mongolian yurt

NounEdit

зуух (zuuh) (Mongolian spelling ᠵᠤᠤᠬ᠎ᠠ (ǰuuq-a)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. hearth, oven, furnace
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

зуух (zuuh) (Mongolian spelling ᠵᠢᠭᠤᠬᠤ (ǰiɣuqu))

  1. Only used in амь зуух (amʹ zuuh)