Change viewing parameters
Select another database

Altaic etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-Altaic: *k`i̯ŏbe
Meaning: touchwood, tree fungus
Russian meaning: гнилушка, древесный гриб
Turkic: *Kiab
Mongolian: *köbdü
Tungus-Manchu: *xub(u)te
Japanese: *kua
Comments: PTM and PM reflect a common derivative *k`i̯ŏbe-tV.
altet-meaning,altet-rusmean,altet-turc,altet-mong,altet-tung,altet-jap,altet-reference,

Search within this database


Turkic etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-Turkic: *Kiab
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: tree fungus; dry grass
Russian meaning: древесный гриб; сухая трава
Old Turkic: qavaɣu (OUygh.)
Karakhanid: qav (MK)
Turkish: kav
Tatar: qaw, dial. qu
Middle Turkic: qov (Ettuhf.), qav (AH, Houts.)
Uzbek: qɔw
Azerbaidzhan: Gow
Turkmen: Gov
Khakassian: xabo
Shor: qabā
Oyrat:
Chuvash: Cf. jülege 'ряска', jüźǝ 'болото (т.е. нечто с ряской')'
Yakut: kɨa
Tuva: xaɣ
Kirghiz:
Kazakh: quw
Noghai: quw
Bashkir: qɨw
Kumyk: quw
Comments: EDT 579, 584, TMN 3, 532-533, ЭСТЯ 5, 169-170, 6, 8-9.
turcet-prnum,turcet-meaning,turcet-rusmean,turcet-atu,turcet-krh,turcet-trk,turcet-tat,turcet-chg,turcet-uzb,turcet-azb,turcet-trm,turcet-hak,turcet-shr,turcet-alt,turcet-chv,turcet-jak,turcet-tuv,turcet-krg,turcet-kaz,turcet-nogx,turcet-bas,turcet-qum,turcet-reference,

Search within this database


Mongolian etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-Mongolian: *köb-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: moss
Russian meaning: мох
Written Mongolian: köbdü; (L 476) köbke
Khalkha: xövd
Buriat: xübxe(n)
Comments: Mong. > Yak. köppöx, Dolg. köppök 'moss' (Stachowski 156).
monget-prnum,monget-meaning,monget-rusmean,monget-wmo,monget-hal,monget-bur,monget-reference,

Search within this database


Tungus etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *xub(u)te
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 touchwood 2 rotten, to rot
Russian meaning: 1 гнилушка, труха 2 гнить, гнилой
Evenki: upte 2
Even: ut- 2
Negidal: ukte 1, ukte-
Literary Manchu: ibte, ibete 1
Ulcha: xute 1
Orok: xūte 1
Nanai: xūte 1
Oroch: ūte 1
Udighe: ute 1
Solon: ūtelde 1
Comments: ТМС 2, 281.
tunget-prnum,tunget-meaning,tunget-rusmean,tunget-evk,tunget-evn,tunget-neg,tunget-man,tunget-ulc,tunget-ork,tunget-nan,tunget-orc,tunget-ude,tunget-sol,tunget-reference,

Search within this database


Japanese etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-Japanese: *kua
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: mushroom
Russian meaning: гриб
Tokyo: kino-ko
Comments: JLTT 450. The word is usually analysed as "tree child"; this is obviously a folk etymology, in view of the external evidence.
japet-prnum,japet-meaning,japet-rusmean,japet-tok,japet-comments,

Search within this database

Select another database
Change viewing parameters
Total pages generatedPages generated by this script
346972111597
Help
StarLing database serverPowered byCGI scripts
Copyright 1998-2003 by S. StarostinCopyright 1998-2003 by G. Bronnikov
Copyright 2005-2014 by Phil Krylov