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Proto-Altaic: *si̯ŏ̀gu
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: sun; sky
Russian meaning: солнце; небо
Tungus-Manchu: *sigūn
Korean: *hắi
Japanese: *suà-rá
Comments: Lee 1958, 118, АПиПЯЯ 49, 81, 292. An Eastern isogloss. It is also interesting (cf. Whitman 1985, 148-150) to note MKor. hànắr 'sky', which may, together with PJ *suàrá id., go back to a complex form *si̯og[u]n-lV.

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