Reconstruction:Proto-Turkic/altun

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This Proto-Turkic 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-TurkicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely related to Proto-Mongolic *altan (gold). Compare Mongolian алт (alt), Dongxiang antang and Daur alt.

NounEdit

*altun

  1. gold (metal)

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972) , “altuːn”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Tokat, Feyza (2014) , “On the Common Words in Mongolian and the Turkish Dialects in Turkey”, in The Journal of International Social Research (Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi)[1], volume 7, issue 32, ISSN 1307-9581, pages 185-198.
  • Nugteren, Hans (2011) Mongolic phonology and the Qinghai-Gansu languages (dissertation)‎[2], Utrecht: LOT