𐰞𐱃𐰆𐰣

Old TurkicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *altun (gold). Cognate with Karakhanid اَلْتُونْ(altūn, gold), Old Uyghur ʾʾltwn (altun, gold), Bashkir алтын (altïn, gold), Chuvash ылтӑн (ylt̬ăn, gold), Khakas алтын (altın, gold, golden), Turkish altın (gold, golden).

NounEdit

𐰞𐱃𐰆𐰣 (altun)

  1. gold

AdjectiveEdit

𐰞𐱃𐰆𐰣 (altun)

  1. golden
    𐱅𐰤: 𐰾𐰃: 𐰢𐰤: 𐰖𐰺𐰣: 𐰛𐰃𐰲𐰀: 𐰞𐱃𐰆𐰣: 𐰈𐰼𐰏𐰃𐰤: 𐰈𐰕𐰀: 𐰆𐰞𐰆𐰺𐰝𐰣: 𐰢𐰭𐰃𐰠𐰘𐰈𐰼: 𐰢𐰤
    Ten-si men, yarïn kéče altun örgin üze olurupan meŋileyür men.
    I am Son of Heaven, in the morning and evening sitting on a golden throne, I rejoice.

ReferencesEdit

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972) , “altu:n”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 131