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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), Khakas нинӌі (nincí), 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