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Proto-Altaic: *kōŋa
Meaning: bell
Russian meaning: колокольчик
Turkic: *Koŋra-
Mongolian: *koŋku
Tungus-Manchu: *kōŋā-
Japanese: *káná-i
Comments: KW 186, ТМС 1, 410. In Jpn. the word is homonymous with *káná-i 'metal', which is probably secondary (but may explain the irregular tone).

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