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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tungusic *samān (shaman), compare Nanai сама̄н. Probably from Sanskrit श्रमण (śramaṇa, ascetic, monk, Sramana) or Pali samaṇa, likely via Chinese 沙門 (shāmén).

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сама̄н (samān)

  1. shaman

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasilevič, G. M. (1958), “сама̄н”, in Evɛnkijsko-Russkij slovarʹ [Evenki-Russian dictionary] (in Russian), Moscow: GIS, page 342/2

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Turkic language. See Turkish saman.

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сама́н (samánm inan (genitive сама́на, nominative plural сама́ны, genitive plural сама́нов)

  1. adobe (unburnt brick)
    • по мере затвердевания, саман складывали в колонку с зазором, чтобы быстрее высыхал
      po mere zatverdevanija, saman skladyvali v kolonku s zazorom, štoby bystreje vysyxal
      as soon as they hardened, the adobes were piled up in independent columns so that they dried faster
  2. air brick
    • 1887, А. П. Берже, Посольство А. П. Ермолова в Персию
      одновременно с прибытием посольства в саман-арки, были доставлены в султаниэ императорские подарки
      odnovremenno s pribytijem posolʹstva v saman-arki, byli dostavleny v sultanie imperatorskije podarki
      simultaneous to the arrival of the embassy to the air brick archway, gifts were delivered to the imperial sultanate

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