Mongolian edit

Etymology 1 edit

MongolianCyrillic
᠊ᠭᠤᠷ
(-ɣur)
-уур
(-uur)

From Proto-Mongolic *-xur from earlier *-pur as evidenced by Evenki cognates [1]

Alternative forms edit

  • -уул (-uul) (after stems containing r)

Suffix edit

-уур (-uur)

  1. Forms instrument nouns from verbs.
Inflection edit
Derived terms edit
See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

MongolianCyrillic
᠊ᠭᠤᠷ
(-ɣur)
-уур
(-uur)

Similar in shape and meaning to the instrumental case -аар (-aar) suffix. Not present in Classical Mongolian.

Suffix edit

-уур (-uur)

  1. Uses spatial roots to form adverbs denoting approximate location or movement along the side.
Inflection edit
See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Nicholas Poppe (1960), “On some Mongolian loan words in Evenki”, in Central Asiatic Studies, volume V, issue 4