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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *(h)ag
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 part of blade (close to handle) 2 notch on fish-fork
Russian meaning: 1 часть острия (ближе к рукоятке) 2 зазубрина остроги
Written Mongolian: aɣ, (L 19: aɣǯam 'blunt wooden arrow tip')
Khalkha: āg 1
Buriat: āg 2
Kalmuck: aG 2
Comments: KW 2. Length in Khalkha and Buryat may also indicate a possibility of reconstructing *(h)aɣag.

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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *ā̀gV
Meaning: sharp, whet
Russian meaning: острый, точить
Mongolian: *(h)ag
Tungus-Manchu: *āga-
Comments: ТМС 1, 13. A Mong.-Tung. isogloss, but borrowing is impossible to suppose. Cf. also notes to *ŏ̀k`a.

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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *āga-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 arrow point, notch 2 whetstone
Russian meaning: 1 острие, зазубрина (у стрелы) 2 оселок, точильный камень
Evenki: āɣen 2
Even: āɣъn 2
Negidal: aɣat 1, aɣan 2
Literary Manchu: atan 1
Nanai: aŋã 2
Oroch: āta 1, awa 2
Comments: ТМС 1, 12, 13. TM > Yak. aɣān.

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