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Proto-Japanese: *bǝ́
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: rope
Russian meaning: веревка
Old Japanese: wo
Middle Japanese: wó
Tokyo: wó
Kyoto: wṓ
Kagoshima: wó
Comments: JLTT 503. The Tokyo accent is aberrant (*wò would be expected), but Kyoto, Kagoshima and the RJ gloss (wó) point to *bǝ́.

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