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Proto-Turkic: *bEgni
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: millet beer
Russian meaning: просяное пиво
Old Turkic: begni (Orkh., OUygh.)
Karakhanid: begni (MK, IM)
Comments: EDT 328. The word is also present in some Iranian languages (Sogd. βɣ'ny, Osset. bägäny, where it is most probably a Turkic loanword, despite TMN 2, 311, Bailey 320 [with a dubious Iranian etymology]). Turk. > Mong. bekni, begni, see Щербак 1997, 193.

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