𐰼 U+10C3C, 𐰼
OLD TURKIC LETTER ORKHON AER
𐰻
[U+10C3B]
Old Turkic 𐰽
[U+10C3D]

Old TurkicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

LetterEdit

𐰼 ()

  1. A letter of the Old Turkic runic script, representing /r²/, used with front vowels.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic *er- (to be (aux.)). Compare Turkish i- (to be), Yakut эр (er, to be).

VerbEdit

𐰼 (er-)

  1. to be (something, somewhere)
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Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Turkic *ēr (man). Compare Khakas ир (ir), Turkish er.

NounEdit

𐰼 (er)

  1. man, human male

ReferencesEdit

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “er”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, pages 192-193