See also: үс, ӱс, YC, ᎩᏟ, and yC

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BashkirEdit

 
Ус [1]
 
Бер ус [2] һыу

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic avuč(handful), from Proto-Turkic *ạbuč(handful).

Cognate with Kazakh уыс(wıs), Kyrgyz ууч(uuç, handful), Turkish avuç(palm, handful).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [us]
  • Hyphenation: ус (one syllable)

NounEdit

ус (us)

  1. (anatomy) palm
  2. handful

DeclensionEdit


MongolianEdit

 
ус

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mongolic *usun. Compare Dongxiang usu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ус (us) (Mongolian spelling ᠤᠰᠤ(usu)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. water (clear liquid H2O)

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic усъ(usŭ), from Proto-Slavic *ǫsъ < *vǫsъ < *vǫdsъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *wónsum, from Proto-Indo-European *wondʰsom, s-expansion of root *wendʰ-(hair, wool, beard).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ус (usm inan (genitive у́са, nominative plural усы́, genitive plural усо́в)

  1. (usually in the plural) moustache
  2. whisker
  3. feeler, antenna
  4. tendril, awn

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “ус”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “усы”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 293