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Proto-Altaic: *bŭ̀ĺo
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to pity, be sad
Russian meaning: жалеть, печалиться
Tungus-Manchu: *bulī-
Korean: *pɨ̀rǝ́-
Japanese: *bǝ̀sì-
Comments: Korean has a verbal low tone. An Eastern isogloss, but cf. *bū́ĺa : the two roots are very similar and their reflexes could have been mixed in Turk. and Mong. (which also has a form bulara- (БАМРС) 'to be exhausted, tired').

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