Comments:ТМС 1, 26. Initial x- in Southern TM proves firmly (despite Doerfer MT 17) that the root is not borrowed < Mong. aɣta 'castrated horse' (although some forms - namely, Sol. akta, Nan., Man. aqta morin 'castrated horse' - certainly are, and should be kept apart from the reflexes of PTM *xakta-).