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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mongolic *sïruxa, probably related somehow to Proto-Turkic *siaŕ.

Compare Dongxiang shoura, Daur shiroo (grit found in cereal), Turkish saz (rush, reed), Chuvash шур (šur, bog, swamp), Hungarian sár (mud) (from Turkic), Evenki сиругӣ (sirugī, sand).

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шороо (šoroo)

  1. soil

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