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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mongolic *cïlaxun (stone). Akin to Proto-Turkic *diāĺ (stone).

Compare Daur coloo, East Yugur ciluu, Turkish taş (stone) and Chuvash чул (čul, stone).

NounEdit

чулуу (čuluu) (Mongolian spelling ᠴᠢᠯᠠᠭᠤ (čilaɣu))

  1. calculus
  2. rock, stone

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