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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *bū̀k`e ( ~ -i)
Meaning: hill, mound
Russian meaning: холм, гора
Turkic: *bük
Mongolian: *buka
Tungus-Manchu: *būKa
Korean: *puk ( ~ -ɨ-)
Comments: SKE 208, Дыбо 11. Cf. *bi̯ŭ́ge, *pā̀ko. Jpn. *bǝ́ká is rather to be derived from PA *úk`e q. v. (although contaminations were possible).
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *bük
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 wood, forest 2 hill 3 meadow 4 valley between mountains
Russian meaning: 1 лес 2 холм 3 луг 4 долина между гор
Karakhanid: bük 'bushes, underwood', büktir 'rocky mountain top' (MK)
Turkish: bük 'thicket at the waterside'
Tatar: bük (dial.) 3, püktɛr 'snow-drift' (КСТТ)
Middle Turkic: bük 1 (Pav. C.)
Uighur: bük 'thick (wood, garden)'
Khakassian: pük 3
Shor: pük 3
Oyrat: bük 4
Tuva: bü'k 4
Kirghiz: bök 2, böktör 'foot-hills'
Kazakh: bökter 'steep hill'
Comments: VEWT 91, EDT 324, 325, ЭСТЯ 2, 291, Лексика 94.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *buka
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 canal 2 haycock, shock
Russian meaning: 1 канал 2 копна
Written Mongolian: buqa 1, buqal 2
Khalkha: buxaĺ 2
Buriat: buxal 2
Kalmuck: buxǝ 1
Mogol: ZM boqqɔ̄n 'hillock' (17-9a)
Comments: KW 58. The original meaning was 'heap, mound of earth' (whence also 'island, dam > canal', cf. the meanings in related languages).
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *būKa
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: island
Russian meaning: остров
Evenki: būka, bukačān
Even: bụqčan
Negidal: boxačan
Literary Manchu: buqsa
Ulcha: bāča(n)
Orok: boata
Nanai: boačã
Oroch: boača
Udighe: bugasa
Comments: ТМС 1, 104.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *puk ( ~ -ɨ-)
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: heaping of earth
Russian meaning: куча земли
Modern Korean: puk
Comments: KED 823.
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