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MongolianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Mongolian ᠰᠢᠭᠦᠰᠦ (sigüsü, food, provisions), from Proto-Mongolic *sixüsün. Compare East Yugur shiisin (urine).

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NounEdit

шүүс (šüüs) (Mongolian spelling ᠰᠢᠭᠦᠰᠦ (sigüsü)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. juice
    Synonym: шим (šim)
  2. sauce, gravy
    Synonym: сүмс (süms)
  3. sap
  4. pus, blood (from a wound, ulcer)
    Synonyms: идээ бээр (idee beer), цус (tsus)
  5. (honorific) dressed sheep carcass served on special occasions (weddings, ...)

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