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Proto-Altaic: *bŭri ( ~ -ŕ-, -o-, -e)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to die, perish
Russian meaning: умирать, погибать
Mongolian: *bür-il-
Tungus-Manchu: *bu(r)-
Comments: АПиПЯЯ 290, ТМС 1, 99. A Mong-Tung. isogloss. TM demonstrates an exceptional case of loss of *-r- (recoverable in some forms of the paradigm) after an original short vowel, so the root may have been monosyllabic (*bur) in PA.

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