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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mongolic *sarïmsag from Proto-Turkic *sarɨmsak, perhaps a derivation of *sarma- (to wrap) [1], for further possible cognates, see Chinese (suàn).

Compare Dongxiang samusa, Turkish sarımsak.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

сармис (sarmis); (hidden-n declension)

  1. garlic

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clauson, Gerard (1972) An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 853