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BashkirEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic jenčü, jünčü, ǯenčü, ünǯü "pearl", from Sinitic 珍珠(zhēnzhū) "pearl".

Cognate with Kazakh інжу(injw), Kyrgyz инжу(incu), Turkish inci "pearl", etc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɯ̞nˈjɯ̞]
  • Hyphenation: ын‧йы

NounEdit

ынйы ‎(ïnyï)

  1. pearl

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Nadeljajev, V. M.; Nasilov, D. M.; Tenišev, E. R.; Ščerbak, A. M., editors (1969) Drevnetjurkskij slovarʹ [Dictionary of Old Turkic] (in Russian), Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, Nauka, page 256