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KalmykEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Written Oirat ᡇᠯᡇᠰ (ulus), ultimately from Proto-Turkic *ulu-ĺ (country, city).

NounEdit

улс (uls) (Clear script spelling ᡇᠯᡇᠰ (ulus))

  1. people

MongolianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Common Turkic *uluš (country, city). Compare Old Uyghur 'wlwš (uluš, country).

NounEdit

улс (uls) (Mongolian spelling ᠤᠯᠤᠰ (ulus), plural улсууд)

  1. state, country, nation, polity, commonwealth
  2. people, folk
  3. neighbour

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