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Proto-Altaic: "*a{/}k`a" | Query method: Match substring
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Proto-Altaic: *ák`à
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to open, opening
Russian meaning: открывать, отверстие
Korean: *àk-
Japanese: *áká-
Comments: Martin 238. A Kor.-Jpn. isogloss: in other languages (Turkic, Mongolian) the root has probably merged with *ága 'mouth, open mouth' q. v.
Proto-Altaic: *ák`à ( ~ -k-,-o)
Meaning: dirt, filth
Russian meaning: грязь
Mongolian: *(h)ag
Tungus-Manchu: *(x)aK-
Japanese: *ákà
Comments: The root is not very widely represented, but seems reliable.
Proto-Altaic: *ā́k`a
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: elder brother
Russian meaning: старший брат
Turkic: *(i)āka
Mongolian: *aka
Tungus-Manchu: *akā / *kakā
Comments: EAS 91, KW 3, Владимирцов 324, Poppe 55, Цинциус 1972a, 40-45. АПиПЯЯ 290. A Western isogloss. The Turkic forms are relatively late attested and could be < Mong., see TMN 1, 137, Щербак 1997, 199, but the Mong.-Tung. parallel still holds.
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