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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *pák`[ò]
Meaning: a k. of fish or sea animal
Russian meaning: вид рыбы или морского животного
Turkic: *buka ( = *boka)
Tungus-Manchu: *paxan
Korean: *pòk
Japanese: *púká
Comments: Лексика 178. The vocalism reflects a variation between *pak`o (in most languages) and *pak`u ( > Jpn. *púká), perhaps under the influence of a similar fish name *bek`ú q. v.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *buka
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: perch
Russian meaning: окунь
Tatar: ala-boɣa
Khakassian: ala-buɣa
Kazakh: ala-buɣa
Comments: VEWT 15, Лексика 178 (traditionally regarded as a compound *āla 'variegated' + *buka 'bull', which is dubious because of the parallelism in Tat.: ala-balɨq 'crucian' : ala-boɣa 'perch' - suggesting that the second part of both compounds is originally a fish name).
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *paxan
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: bream
Russian meaning: лещ
Ulcha: paχa(n)
Nanai: paχã
Comments: ТМС 2, 32.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *pòk
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: porpoise, (KED) globefish, swellfish, puffer
Russian meaning: дельфин
Modern Korean: pog-ǝ, pok-čäŋi
Middle Korean: pòk
Comments: Liu 388, KED 798.
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *púká
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: shark
Russian meaning: акула
Middle Japanese: fúká
Tokyo: fùka, fuká
Kyoto: fúká
Kagoshima: fúka
Comments: JLTT 417.
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