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Proto-Altaic: *kĭ̀ba ( ~ -p-)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: a k. of foliage tree
Russian meaning: вид лиственного дерева
Turkic: *Kɨbak / *Kabak
Tungus-Manchu: *kibē
Japanese: *kàpài ( ~ -ia)
Comments: The reflexes point to a tree with distinct bright bark, probably birch (cf. also PU *kojwV 'birch' compared in МССНЯ 330, ОСНЯ 1, 300).

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