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Proto-Mongolian: *bog-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: collar bone, shoulder bone
Russian meaning: ключица, плечевая кость
Written Mongolian: boɣtu (L 111), 'arm bone, part of arm from shoulder to elbow, part of animal's front leg' (Kow. 1211)
Khalkha: bogt(o) 'elbow bone'; buguj 'distal end of forearm, forearm, carpus'
Buriat: bogto 'shoulder bone'
Kalmuck: bōG, bokčǝ (čimgn), boktǝ 'shoulder bone'
Ordos: boGto 'elbow bone'; bugūi 'ankle' (Khorch.)
Comments: KW 49, 53, Дыбо 226. The variant *buguj ( < *boguj) is contaminating (and sometimes hard to separate from) *bugu-j 'bracelet, noose' (v. sub *bŭ̀kà). Mong. > Yak. boxto unuox 'animal's radial bone'.

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