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Proto-Mongolian: *boro
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: grey
Russian meaning: серый
Written Mongolian: boro, (L 121) boru
Middle Mongolian: boro (HY 42 'ashes coloured', SH), boră (MA)
Khalkha: bora
Buriat: boro
Kalmuck: borǝ
Ordos: boro
Dongxian: boro(ŋ)
Monguor: burondog, boro (SM 28)
Mogol: borō 'dunkelgelb, gelbbraun' (Ramstedt 1906)
Comments: KW 51, MGCD 584. Mong. > Evk. boro, boroŋ, Man. boro (ТМС 1, 96), see Doerfer MT 60, Rozycki 34; Tat. bora, Yak., Dolg. boroŋ (Stachowski 62). Cf. also Mong. bur 'dark, sludgy' - which, as well as Chag. bor 'reddish (horse)' etc. (see TMN 2, 330) are rather < Pers. bōr 'dark brown'.

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