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MongolianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Morphologically мэдэх (medeh, to know) +‎ -ээ(н) (-ee(n)), but potentially older than (narrowly defined) Mongolic itself, see Manchu ᠮᡝᡩᡝᡤᡝ (medege).

Compare Buryat мэдээ (medee), Kalmyk медән (medän).

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NounEdit

мэдээ (medee) (Mongolian spelling ᠮᠡᠳᠡᠭᠡ (medege)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. news
    Synonym: сураг (surag)
  2. message
  3. information
  4. consciousness
    Synonym: ухаан (uhaan)
  5. sensation