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EtymologyEdit

Seemingly not found in modern languages other than Khalkha, but attested in a 19th century dictionary and in Manchu ᠰᡠᠮᡠᠰᡠ (sumusu, soup, cereal gruel).

Contains a native Mongolic suffix +‎ (-s), making derivation from Manchu improbable.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

сүмс (süms) (Mongolian spelling ᠰᠦᠮᠦᠰᠦ (sümüsü)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. (obsolete) food, provisions
  2. vegetable soup, porridge, herb soup
  3. sauce
    Synonym: шүүс (šüüs)