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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: "*kirsa" | Query method: Match substring
Proto-Mongolian: *kirsa
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: steppe fox
Russian meaning: степная лиса
Written Mongolian: kirsa (L 472)
Middle Mongolian: kirsa (HY 10)
Khalkha: x́ars
Kalmuck: kirsǝ
Ordos: girsa
Comments: KW 232. Mong. > Kirgh. qɨrsa, Yak. kɨrsa (VEWT 267), Evk., Evn., Man. kirsa 'steppe fox' (ТМС 1, 399, Rozycki 140); but the TM names for 'marten' are genuine, despite Doerfer MT 142.

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