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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *čōr-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 pike 2 young fish
Russian meaning: 1 щука 2 рыбья молодь
Literary Manchu: čurχu 2
Solon: sōraldī 1
Comments: ТМС 2, 113, 400. The Manchu form is regarded as a mongolism by Rozycki, but (unlike Evk. čirukaj 'pike') is more probably a genuine cognate.

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