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Proto-Altaic: *si̯ōlu
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: easy, quick, smart
Russian meaning: легкий, быстрый, ловкий
Mongolian: *sila-magai
Tungus-Manchu: *siali-
Korean: *húrí-
Japanese: *sura-
Comments: ТМС 2, 70 (TM-Mong.). In Korean one must suppose a semantic development 'to be quick, smart' > 'to charm, seduce'.

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