AndiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Northeast Caucasian *χːHwеje.

NounEdit

хой (xoj)

  1. dog

KhakasEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic koñ, from Proto-Turkic.

NounEdit

хой (xoy)

  1. sheep

Tundra NenetsEdit

 
Хой (1).
 
Хой (2).

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samoyedic *koəjə. Cognates include Nganasan куәде and Forest Nenets кой.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

хой (xoy°)

  1. mountain
  2. hill

ReferencesEdit

  • A. P. Pyrerka and N. M. Tereshenko, editors (1948) Русско-Ненецкий словарь [Russian-Nenets dictionary], Moscow: Огиз, pages 60, 300
  • Irina Nikolaeva (2014) A Grammar of Tundra Nenets, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, →ISBN, page 35

TuvanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Common Turkic *qoy (sheep), from Proto-Turkic.

NounEdit

хой (xoy) (definite accusative хойну, plural хойлар)

  1. sheep

YakutEdit

 
Yakut Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sah

EtymologyEdit

See the Khakas and Tuvan entries above.

NounEdit

хой (xoy)

  1. sheep, ram
    хой үөрэxoy üörea herd of sheep
    Synonym: бараан (baraan)

Derived termsEdit