A B C D E J K M N O P R S T U Y Z
Sabaa- a water-skin for kymyz – fermented mare’s milk.
Semetei’-the son of Manas.
Shabdan Baatyr- Shabdan, son of Jantai’ (1839, Chui valley, Kok Jar jailoo, presently Onbijylga village administration – 1912) – a manap [governor] from the tribe Sarybagysh, kin Tynai, who lived in Chui’, Kemin valley; a political and social figure… In 1909, he had a madrasah with new teaching methodology built in Chongkemin. At the age of 65 years, he went to Hadj to Mecca (Kyrgyz History. Encyclopedia. – B., 2003. 429).
Shai’yk – people who voluntarily take responsibility to care for a sacred site, provide information to pilgrims about the sacred site, and carry out healing work at the sacred site.
Shai’yktyk-profession of a shai’yk
Shyldyrkan- a special traditional musical instrument as drums.
Sham, Sham jaguu- establishing a contact with or obtaining some information from some sacred
forces through burning torches by bubu at the mazar or site bubu deem appropriate, pilgrimage.
Shypaakana- a place where bubu-bakshy see and treat patients.
sopu moldo (q.v.), just sopu too
Suk– (meaning, first, when treating a sick person influenced by some bad energy (s the latter may be transferred to a healer; and second, not to admire too much a person you like).
Surah- a chapter from Quran.
Surnai’-Kyrgyz national musical wind instrument very similar to a trumpet. In earlier times Kyrgyz people would use it wartime.
Süyünchü- means telling good news in exchange for a gift.