хирс

MongolianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, sometimes compared with Chinese 麒麟 (qílín).

Found in Yuan-era Middle Mongolian glossary as (/kers/, rhinoceros, unicorn), but not present in modern languages other than Mongolian.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

хирс (khirs) (Uyghurjin spelling ᠬᠡᠷᠢᠰ (keris)); (regular declension)

  1. rhinoceros

See alsoEdit


TajikEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian خرس
Iranian Persian
Tajik хирс (xirs)

хирс (xirs)

  1. bear

YagnobiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Tajik.

NounEdit

хирс (xirs)

  1. bear