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MongolianEdit

 
A donkey harness in Kharakhorin

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mongolic *eljigen with irregular raising, from Proto-Turkic *eĺčgek.

Compare Dongxiang enzhegve, Turkish eşek.

NounEdit

илжиг (ilžig) (Mongolian spelling ᠡᠯᠵᠢᠭᠡ (elǰige), plural илжгүүд); (hidden-n declension)

  1. donkey