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MongolianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mongolic *kïmusun, compare Dongxiang ghimusun (nail, hoof).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

хумс (hums) (Mongolian spelling ᠬᠢᠮᠤᠰᠤ (qimusu)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. nails
  2. claws, talons
    Hyponym: савар (savar)
  3. clove (of garlic)
  4. (Gun mechanisms) trigger
    Synonym: гох (goh)
  5. (typography) a hook-like terminal form of Mongol script ‍ᠢ (‍i)

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