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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *ajbV
Meaning: a k. of grass
Indo-European: *eibh-
Altaic: *ằjbo
Kartvelian: ? *ipx-
Eskimo-Aleut: *ǝvǝɣ
References: For IE cf. alternatively PA *eba(-ku) 'marsh-mallow, hollyhock' (2729)?
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *ibh- (~ -p-)
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: ivy
Old Greek: ípso-s or ipsó-s m. 'cork-oak, Quercus suber ?' (Thphr.); = kissós Hsch. (at Thurii)
Germanic: *ibVx(w)=, *ibVg(w)=; *i[b]V-laup=
Russ. meaning: растение (плющ)
References: WP I 163
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *ibVx(w)=, *ibVg(w)=; *i[b]V-laup=
Meaning: ivy
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old English: īfig (īfegn), -es n. `ivy'
English: ivy
Middle Dutch: eiloof `klimop', ieve `aardveil', ieven, (h)ieft `id.',
Dutch: eiloof n., westvlam. (h)iefte `klimop'
Middle Low German: if(f)-lōf, ī-loff, iw-lōf, eig-loff `klimop'
Low German: eilof
Old High German: ebah, ebahhi (10.Jh.), ebouwi (11.Jh.), ebewi (10.Jh.), ebawi on analogy with Heu: eb(i)houwi 9./10.Jh.), eb(i)hewi (10./11.Jh.),
Middle High German: ephöu, ebehöu st. n. `Epheu'; { ī(w)lōf, īflōf, ifflōf, ei(g)lōf- (eig. `pheulaub') }
German: Efeu; dial. efa, efai, ewich
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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *ằjbo
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: grass
Russian meaning: трава
Mongolian: *ebe-sü
Tungus-Manchu: *(x)abü-
Japanese: *àwǝ̀-
Comments: *-j- should be reconstructed to account for Mong. e- and for Jpn. -w-. The semantic derivation *'grass' > 'green' is quite common.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *ebe-sü
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: grass
Russian meaning: трава
Written Mongolian: ebesü(n) (L 287)
Middle Mongolian: ebesun (HY 9, SH), äwǟsun (IM), ibäsun (MA)
Khalkha: öws(ön)
Buriat: übhe(n)
Kalmuck: öwsṇ
Ordos: öwösü
Dongxian: osun
Baoan: vǝsoŋ
Dagur: eus (Тод. Даг. 141), euse (MD 147)
Shary-Yoghur: wēsǝn
Monguor: usǝ, wesǝ, jesǝ (SM 483)
Mogol: ebäsun; ZM ebäsun (20-8)
Comments: KW 303, MGCD 538.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *(x)abü-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: stem, stalk
Russian meaning: стебель
Evenki: aɣi(n)
Even:
Negidal: aɣị(n)
Literary Manchu: af́a
Comments: ТМС 1, 13.
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *àwǝ̀-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: green, blue
Russian meaning: зеленый, синий
Old Japanese: awo-
Middle Japanese: àwò-
Tokyo: aó-
Kyoto: áo-
Kagoshima: aó-
Nase: ṓ-
Shuri: ṓ-
Hateruma: ṑ-
Yonakuni: àù-či_́čí
Comments: JLTT 825.
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Kartvelian etymology :

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Proto-Kartvelian: *ipx-
Nostratic: Nostratic
Russian meaning: папоротник
English meaning: fern
Georgian: ipx-l-a, imx-l-a
Georgian meaning (Rus.): Pflanzenart Dryopteris
Georgian meaning (Engl.): Pflanzenart Dryopteris
Svan: ipx-
Laz: imx-
Notes and references: EWK 180. ?Ср. алт. *abV 'трава'.
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Eskimo etymology :

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Proto-Eskimo: *ǝvǝɣ
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: grass
Russian meaning: трава
Proto-Yupik: *ǝvǝɣ
Proto-Inupik: *ǝvǝɣ
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 120
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Yupik etymology :

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Proto-Yupik: *ǝvǝɣ
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: grass
Russian Meaning: трава
Sirenik: ǝvǝ́x
Chaplino: vǝɣáq (ʁǝt)
Naukan: ǝ́vǝk
Alutiiq Alaskan Yupik: wǝk
Egegik (Peripheral): [ǝ]vǝk
Chevak (Peripheral): ǝvǝk
Norton Sound (Peripheral): [ǝ]vǝk
PAME: *ǝvi-ɣ
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 120
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Inupik etymology :

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Proto-Inupik: *ǝ̊vǝ̣ɣ
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: grass
Russian meaning: трава
Seward Peninsula Inupik: iwik
SPI Dialects: Imaq úwɨk, úɣɨk, W üik* (üīk, üvɣit)
North Alaskan Inupik: ivɨk, iviɣāk 'blade of grass'
NAI Dialects: B ivik*, Ingl iviq*
Western Canadian Inupik: ivik
WCI Dialects: Cor, M ivik*
Eastern Canadian Inupik: ivik
Greenlandic Inupik: ivik (iffit pl.) (ivik*), iviɣaq (ivikkat pl.) 'blade of grass'
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 120
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