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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *abu-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to lack, be insufficient 2 to become exhausted, lean 3 to be tired 4 to bleed
Russian meaning: 1 недоставать, не хватать 2 худеть, чахнуть 3 уставать, обессилевать 4 истекать кровью
Evenki: abul- 1, abu- 4
Even: abъ̣l- 1
Negidal: abụl- 1
Literary Manchu: absa- 2, abuliqabi 3
Ulcha: abụlị- 1
Orok: abụlị- 1
Nanai: abolị- 1
Oroch: abuli- 1
Udighe: abuli- 1
Solon: abụl- 1
Comments: ТМС 1,6-7. It is interesting to compare the Evk. form abu- with OT (8th cent.) ab- 'to bleed' (EDT 4) - perhaps a separate root? Note the irregular preservation of *-b- in all languages, possibly suggesting an early loan from Manchu. TM > Dag. abila- (Тод. Даг. 118).

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