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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *bi̯or[a]
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: color, shape
Russian meaning: цвет, форма
Turkic: *bArɨk (??)
Mongolian: *baraɣa
Tungus-Manchu: *borkan
Japanese: *púrí
Comments: The Turkic match is rather weak (see notes above), but otherwise the etymology seems quite credible.

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