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Proto-Mongolian: *aŋ, *aŋga-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 crack, hole, gape 2 to open one`s mouth; to gape
Russian meaning: щель, расщелина, дыра 2 раскрывать рот; открываться, зиять
Written Mongolian: aŋga- 2, (L 43) 1, aŋɣai- 'be wide open'
Khalkha: 1, aŋgai- 2
Buriat: aŋg(an) 1
Kalmuck: aŋ, aŋgǝ 1
Ordos: 1
Dongxian: anGǝi- 2
Baoan: aŋGi- 2
Dagur: xangai- 2 (Тод. Даг. 173) (but Тод. Даг. 121, MGCD: aŋgī, angai)
Shary-Yoghur: aŋɣī- 2
Monguor: ŋGai (SM 9, aŋGǝ̄-) 2
Comments: KW 11, MGCD 111, 528. Mong. > Yak. aŋa-, Kirgh. aŋqaj- etc. (KW 21). The isolated Dag. xangai- with x- is strange; it may reflect a trace of another root (cf. PA *p`éŋi) that disappeared in most dialects.

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