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Proto-Altaic: *ēŋV
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to think, understand
Russian meaning: думать, понимать
Turkic: *āŋ, *āŋ-la-
Mongolian: *aɣuda-la-
Tungus-Manchu: *eŋē-
Japanese: *ǝ̀mǝ̀-p-
Comments: ЭСТЯ 1,154 (Turk.-Mong.), АПиПЯЯ 286. The Jpn. word poses some problems: its accent does not correspond to Turkic length, and if we reconstruct *ēŋo (as required by Jpn. *ǝ-), PT should have a closed *ạ̄. It is worth while therefore to consider other explanations of Jpn. *ǝ̀mǝ̀-p-: e. g. compare it with Mong. ojun 'thought' and reconstruct a separate protoform like *uńo.
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