Old Turkic edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Turkic *ürüŋ (white). Cognate with Old Uyghur [script needed] (ürüŋ, white), Karakhanid [script needed] (ürüŋ, white), Khalaj hürün, Turkish ürün (milk, dairy product), Yakut үрүҥ (ürüñ, white).

Adjective edit

𐰇𐰼𐰭 (ürüŋ)

  1. white
    Synonym: 𐰀𐰴 (āq)
    • 9th century CE, Irk Bitig, Omen 5
      𐰇𐰼𐰇𐰭:𐰾𐰼𐰃:𐰃𐰤𐰏𐰚:𐰉𐰆𐰔𐰀𐰍𐰆𐰞𐰲𐰃:𐰉𐰆𐰞𐰢𐰃𐰾
      ürüŋ:esri:ingek:buzaɣulačï:bolmïš
      A white-spotted cow was on the point of calving.

Alternative forms edit

See also edit

Colors in Old Turkic · 𐰉𐰆𐰑𐰍 (boduɣ) (layout · text)
     𐰀𐰴 (āq), 𐰇𐰼𐰭 (ürüŋ)      𐰉𐰆𐰔 (boz)      𐰴𐰺𐰀 (qara)
             𐰶𐰃𐰔𐰞 (qïzïl), 𐰞 (al)              𐰘𐰏𐰼𐰤 (yegren), 𐱃𐰆𐰺𐰍 (toruɣ); 𐰖𐰍𐰔 (yaɣïz), 𐰉𐰆𐰔 (boz)              𐰽𐰺𐰍 (sarïɣ)
                          𐰖𐱁𐰞 (yašïl)             
                          𐰚𐰇𐰚 (kök)             
                                      

References edit

  • Tekin, Talât (1968) “ürüŋ”, in A Grammar of Orkhon Turkic (Uralic and Altaic Series; 69), Bloomington: Indiana University, →ISBN, page 393
  • Tekin, Talât (1993) “ürüŋ”, in Irk Bitig: The Book of Omens, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 67
  • Clauson, Gerard (1972) “ürüŋ”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 233
  • Starostin, Sergei, Dybo, Anna, Mudrak, Oleg (2003) “*ürüŋ (*örüŋ)”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8)‎[1], Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill