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Proto-Altaic: *kŏ̀k`è
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: breast, to suck; heart
Russian meaning: грудь (ж.), сосать; сердце
Turkic: *göküŕ
Mongolian: *kökön
Tungus-Manchu: *xuku-n / *kuku-n
Korean: *kokăi-
Japanese: *kǝ̀kǝ̀rǝ
Comments: Poppe 108, Колесникова 1972а, 78-84, Цинциус 1984, 106-107, Martin 248, Murayama 1962, 111, АПиПЯЯ 15, 32, 280, JOAL 147, Дыбо 13, Лексика 272-273, TMN 1, 482 ("Elementarverwandtschaft?"), Doerfer MT 142. Mongolian and TM have a parallel verbal stem 'to suck (breast)', thus the probable semantic development here is 'to suck (breast)' > '(female) breast' > 'breast (in general)' > 'heart'.
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