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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *bur-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to crush, demolish
Russian meaning: ломать, уничтожать
Evenki: burgī-
Even: borgъ̣-
Comments: ТМС 1, 112. Cf. also Evk. borowun 'scraper (for bone)', burbenti- 'to break through' (ТМС 1, 96, 111).

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