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Proto-Mongolian: *sür- / *sur-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to cry out 2 to sound, make noise (of wind)
Russian meaning: 1 выкрикивать 2 звучать, шуметь (о ветре)
Written Mongolian: süre- 2, sura- 1, sürkire- 2 (L 745)
Khalkha: sür, sürxre- 2
Kalmuck: sur- 1, sür 2
Comments: KW 338, 340. The root should be distinguished from WMong. sür 'majesty, militancy' (despite Doerfer TMN 1, 344, who posits a quite improbable semantic development: "imponierendes Aussehen" > "jemandem durch Schreien imponieren").

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