ус

See also: yC, YC, үс, and ᎩᏟ

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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

NounEdit

ус ‎(us)

  1. (anatomy) palm
  2. handful


DeclensionEdit


MongolianEdit

ус

NounEdit

ус ‎(us)

  1. water (clear liquid H2O)

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*wendʰ-

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)

  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
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