морь

See also: моръ

MongolianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Classical Mongolian ᠮᠣᠷᠢ (mori), from Middle Mongolian [Term?], from Proto-Mongolic *mori. Cognate with Buryat мори- (mori-), Kalmyk мөр- (mör-), etc.

Compare also Manchu ᠮᠣᡵᡳᠨ (morin, horse), Japanese (uma, horse), Ainu ウンマ (umma, horse), Korean (mal, horse), Thai ม้า (máa, horse), Chinese (), 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 (mori) (Mongolian spelling ᠮᠣᠷᠢ (mori), plural морьд or моринууд); (hidden-n declension)

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

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See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Mongolian · шатрын дүрс (shatryn dürs) (layout · text)
           
ноён (noyon) бэрс (bers) тэрэг (tereg) тэмээ (temee) морь (mori) хүү (khüü)