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MongolianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Manchu ᠮᠣᡵᡳᠨ (morin, horse), Japanese (uma, horse), Ainu ウンマ (umma, horse), Korean (mal, horse), Thai ม้า (máa, horse), Mandarin (, horse), Vietnamese ngựa (horse), and Proto-Indo-European *marḱ- (horse) and descendants such as Irish marc (horse, archaic) or English mare (female horse). More at *marḱ-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

морь (morʹ) (Mongolian spelling ᠮᠣᠷᠢ (mori)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. horse
    Synonym: адуу (aduu)
  2. a grown gelding (castrated horse)
  1. (in compounds) big
  2. (chess) knight

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Mongolian · шатрын дүрс (šatryn dürs) (layout · text)
           
ноён (nojon) бэрс (bers) тэрэг (tereg) тэмээ (temee) морь (morʹ) хүү (hüü)