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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mongolic *taxulai (hare) from earlier *tapulai. Akin to Khitan 匋裏 (taul, rabbit) and Proto-Turkic *tabɨĺgan (hare), compare Old Turkic 𐱃𐰉𐰽𐰍𐰣(tabïšɣan, hare), Turkish tavşan (rabbit).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

туулай (tuulaj) (Mongolian spelling ᠲᠠᠤᠯᠠᠢ (taulai))

  1. rabbit, hare

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