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𐰉 U+10C09, 𐰉
OLD TURKIC LETTER ORKHON AB
𐰈
[U+10C08]
Old Turkic 𐰊
[U+10C0A]

Old TurkicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

LetterEdit

𐰉 ()

  1. A letter of the Old Turkic runic script, representing /b/, used with back vowels.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic *āb (hunt, chase). Compare Turkish av (hunt, hunting), Turkmen āw (hunt).

NounEdit

𐰉 (ab)

  1. hunt, hunting expedition

ReferencesEdit

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “a:v”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 3
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*Āb”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill