Scripts Шүлгән (Bashkir)
Pronounced Pron. [ʃʏl.ˈɡæn] (Bashkir)
Other Forms FormsShulgen, Şülgen
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 3/2/2018
Theorised to be derived from Chinese 水 (shuǐ) meaning "water" combined with 龍 (lóng) meaning "dragon" and 王 (wáng) "king". In Bashkir and Turkic folklore, Shulgan is the mythical ruler of an underwater realm. The Shulgan River in present-day Bashkortostan is named after him.