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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *pōr-
Meaning : to cover
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *pōr-
Proto-Telugu : *pōr-
Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *por-
Proto-Gondi-Kui : *por-
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *pōr-
Meaning : to wrap
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : pōr (-pp-, -tt-)
Tamil meaning : to wear, wrap oneself in, cover, envelope, surround
Tamil derivates : pōrvai covering, wrapping, upper garment, cloak, rug
Malayalam : pōrkkuka
Malayalam meaning : to wrap, cloak
Kodagu : poraḍ- (poraḍuv-, poraṭ-)
Kodagu meaning : to dress (well)
Number in DED : 4590
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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *pōr-
Meaning : cloth
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : pōruva
Number in DED : 4590
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Kolami-Gadba etymology :

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Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *por-
Meaning : to cover
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kinwat Kolami : porkip-
Kolami (Setumadhava Rao) : porkip- "to cover, close"
Naikri : porkip- "to cover, lay (cloth) over"
Poya Gadba : porege "loincloth"
Number in DED : 4590
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Gondwan etymology :

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Proto-Gondi-Kui : *por-
Meaning : to cover (body); cloth
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Proto-Gondi : *por-jā
Konda : porpa-
Proto-Pengo-Manda : *por-
Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *por-
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Gondi etymology :

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Proto-Gondi : *por-jā
Meaning : loincloth
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Maria Gondi (Lind) : poriyā
Number in DED : 4590
Number in CVOTGD : 2405
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Konda etymology :

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Konda : porpa-
Meaning: to cover body with a garment, put on an upper garment
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Number in DED : 4590
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Pengo-Manda etymology :

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Proto-Pengo-Manda : *por-
Meaning : to put on an upper garment
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Pengo : por- (-t-) "to put on an upper garment, wear round the shoulders"
Manda : pur- (-t-)
Number in DED : 4590
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Kui-Kuwi etymology :

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Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *por-
Meaning : to cover, wrap
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Kui : porpa (port-) "to wrap around the body, put on an upper cloth"
Kuwi (Fitzgerald) : poṛbi ki- "to cover another"
Kuwi (Schulze) : porvu "a cover"
Sunkarametta Kuwi : por- (-h-) "to wrap around oneself, wear (cloak)"
Kuwi (Israel) : por- (-h-) "to put on wrap (clothing)"
Notes : It is not excluded that the root was originally *porb-; this would explain the Kuwi forms (if the labials there are not suffixes).
Number in DED : 4590
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *burV
Meaning: to cover
Altaic: *bū̀ri
Kartvelian: *bur-
Dravidian: *pōr- (or *pūṛ- 'to bury' (834))
Comments: Cf. also PA *bṓrk`i (197)
References: МССНЯ 342, ОСНЯ 1, 191-192 (Drav. diff.), ND 239 *büryi 'cover'. Dolg. compares some scattered Berb. and Chad. forms; cf. also PST *phăr 'cover'
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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *bū̀ri ( ~ -i̯ū-, -e)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to cover, shade
Russian meaning: закрывать, заслонять
Turkic: *bürü-
Mongolian: *bürü-
Tungus-Manchu: *bū-
Comments: KW 68, Poppe 111, ОСНЯ 1, 192. A Western isogloss - but Mong. is hardly borrowed from Turk., despite Щербак 1997, 111. Cf. *bṓrk`i.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *bürü-, *bür-ke-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to cover up
Russian meaning: покрывать, закрывать
Karakhanid: bürün- 'to be covered' (MK, KB), bürkek 'cloudy', bürkür- 'to become cloudy' (MK)
Turkish: bürü- (also of clouds), bürge, bürgü 'kerchief, thin curtain'
Tatar: börkɛ-
Middle Turkic: bürke- (MA, Abush., Pav. C.)
Uzbek: burka-
Uighur: pü(r)kä-
Azerbaidzhan: bürü-
Turkmen: büre-
Khakassian: pürge-
Shor: pürge-
Oyrat: bürke-
Chuvash: pǝʷrke-
Yakut: bürüj-; bürküj- 'to become cloudy'
Dolgan: bürüj-; bürkük 'cloudy'
Tuva: bürge- (also of clouds)
Tofalar: bürhü-
Kirghiz: bürkö-
Kazakh: bürke-
Noghai: bürke-
Bashkir: börkä-n- 'to be covered', börköü 'stifling'
Gagauz: bürü-
Karakalpak: bürke-
Kumyk: bürke- (also of clouds)
Comments: EDT 363, 367, ДТС 133, VEWT 92, ЭСТЯ 2, 296-298, Stachowski 68. The form in -ke- is an intensive and can hardly be regarded as a mongolism.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *bürü-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to cover 2 dusk, darkening
Russian meaning: 1 закрывать 2 сумерки, сумеречный
Written Mongolian: bürüj, bürüg 2 (L 150)
Middle Mongolian: buri- 1 (SH), b[o]r[o]nčäk 'cover, blanket' (IM)
Khalkha: büre- 1, bürǖl, bürij 2
Buriat: büri- 1, bürǖl, bürǖr 2
Kalmuck: bür- 1, bürǖ 2
Ordos: büri- 1
Dagur: burī (Тод. Даг. 128, MD 127) 2, burgiēn 2
Shary-Yoghur: burʁoloG 2
Monguor: burǝ-, buri- 1
Comments: KW 68, 69, MGCD 177, 178. Mong. > Man. buri- etc., see Doerfer MT 142.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *bū-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to shade (light)
Russian meaning: заслонять свет
Evenki: bū-
Comments: ТМС 1, 99. Cf. perhaps also: Evk. boro 'dusk'; Manchu boro 'hat (made of straw)' (see ТМС 1, 96). A possible derivative is also *bō-gda 'hat; upper clothes' (ТМС 1, 87).
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Kartvelian etymology :

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Proto-Kartvelian: *bur-
Nostratic: Nostratic
Russian meaning: закрывать, затемнять; заштопывать
English meaning: to close, obscure; to darn
Georgian: bur-
Megrel: bur-
Svan: bur-
Laz: bur-
Notes and references: ЭСКЯ 55, EWK 67. В ОСНЯ 1, 191-192 возводися к ностр. *büri 'покрывать' (драв. *pūṛ̣ 'покрывать, погребать', алт. *buri 'покрывать'). Аналогичную этимологию дает Бомхард 1996, 145.
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