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Proto-Altaic: *k`ílo
Meaning: stalk, stem
Russian meaning: стебель
Turkic: *Kɨl-ga-
Mongolian: *kil-gana
Tungus-Manchu: *xila-
Korean: *kɨ̀rɨ̀h
Comments: Дыбо 10. Cf. PJ *kǝ̀i, OJ ki 'tree' (if not < Austronesian), compared with Kor. by Whitman 1985, 138-139, 226.
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Proto-Turkic: *Kɨl-ga-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: beard (of grain), awn
Russian meaning: ость (колоса)
Azerbaidzhan: Gɨlɣa (dial.) 'third harvest on virgin soil'
Khakassian: xɨlɣa
Oyrat: qɨlɣan, qɨlɣa
Chuvash: xɨĺъx
Yakut: kɨlān
Tofalar: xɨlɣan
Kirghiz: qɨlqan
Kazakh: qɨlqan
Bashkir: qɨlɣan (dial.)
Karakalpak: qɨlqan
Comments: VEWT 263, Лексика 127, ЭСТЯ 6, 208-209. The Kypchak names of "meadowgrass" (Kirgh. qɨlqan etc., see Лексика ibid., ЭСТЯ 6, 208) are most probably borrowed from Mongolian.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *kil-gana
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: meadowgrass (Stipa consanguinea)
Russian meaning: ковыль, луговая трава
Written Mongolian: kilɣana, kilaɣana (L 465)
Khalkha: x́algana
Buriat: xilgana
Kalmuck: kilɣǝnǝ
Ordos: kilaGana
Comments: KW 231. Mong. > Manchu kilhana 'bramble-bush (Bidens bipinnata)' (see Rozycki 139).
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *xila-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to blossom, flower
Russian meaning: цвести, цветок
Evenki: ila-, ilaɣa
Negidal: ịlaɣa-, ịlaɣa
Spoken Manchu: ilǝhā (2139)
Literary Manchu: ila-, ilχa
Jurchen: hil-ɣa (118)
Ulcha: sịla-, sịla
Orok: sịla-, sịlla
Nanai: sịla-, sịlaqta
Oroch: ilakta
Udighe: ila-
Comments: ТМС 1, 304. TM > Dag. ilgā (Тод. Даг. 146). Cf. also *xila-, *xilē- 'bast, to peel off bast'.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *kɨ̀rɨ̀h
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: stubble; stump
Russian meaning: стерня; пень
Modern Korean: kɨru
Middle Korean: kɨ̀rɨ̀ (kɨ̀rɨ̀h)
Comments: Nam 67, KED 235.
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