Reconstruction:Proto-Mongolic/ebül

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This Proto-Mongolic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-MongolicEdit

ReconstructionEdit

Almost all sources indicate a rounded initial vowel, however Uighur script is traditionally assumed to be the most conservative source.

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Khitan 𘲚𘲀 (u.ul, winter).

NounEdit

*ebül

  1. winter

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Proto-Mongolic (layout · text)
*kabur (spring) *jun, *najïr (summer) *namur (autumn) *ebül (winter)

ReferencesEdit

  • Nugteren, Hans (2011) Mongolic phonology and the Qinghai-Gansu languages (dissertation)‎[1], Utrecht: LOT, page 537
  • Sun Zhu (1990) 蒙古语族语言词典 [Dictionary of Mongolic Languages] (in Chinese), Qinghai, page 538