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Proto-Altaic: *k`àp`à
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: a k. of vessel, box
Russian meaning: вид сосуда, ящик
Turkic: *Kapɨrčak, *Kapsak
Mongolian: *kaɣurčag, *kajirčag
Tungus-Manchu: *xapsa
Japanese: *kàpì
Comments: Владимирцов 206, Tekin 1979, 127. Despite a widespread point of view (see e.g. ЭСТЯ 5, 277), Mong. can hardly be < Turk. The root (especially in the Turk.-Mong. area) is liable to mergers with *k`i̯ubu 'coffin' and *k`ăp`ù 'barrier' q. v.

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