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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *beje
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: person, man
Russian meaning: человек
Evenki: beje
Even: bej
Negidal: beje
Nanai: beje 'person'
Solon: bei, beje
Comments: Homonymic forms in other languages denoting "body" should be probably regarded as mongolisms, but this is hardly plausible for all the forms meaning "man" (since that meaning is absent in Mong.), despite Doerfer MT 20, Rozycki 29. See ТМС 1, 122-123.

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