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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *k`alVbV
Meaning: wild garlic, leek
Russian meaning: черемша
Turkic: *KAlba
Mongolian: *kalijar
Comments: A Turk.-Mong. isogloss. Cf. perhaps some other plant names: Oyr., Tuva kɨlbɨš 'бадан широколистный'; perhaps TM *xul- > Evk. uli 'толокнянка', xuletũ 'назв. растения с целебным корнем'.
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Proto-Turkic: *KAlba
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: wild garlic, leek
Russian meaning: черемша
Old Turkic: ? qalma 'a k. of food' (Rach.)
Khakassian: xalba
Shor: qalba
Oyrat: qalma
Tuva: xɨlba
Comments: VEWT 227. Cf. an OT (MK) Hapax keleb 'a tender plant which grows in the Turk's summer pastures and fattens livestock quickly' (EDT 716), keleb-le- 'to be covered by this plant (of a mountain)', for which cf. also Sak. kalarbä 'a k. of plant, whose root is used in medicine' (Bailey 35). See also Стеблин-Каменский 1982, 77, comparing the Sak. form with Pers., Tadzh. kalam 'cabbage' (> Turkm. kelem) - these all may be variously transformed substratum loanwords, cf. also Greek krambǟ 'cabbage, radish, rutabaga' - according to Frisk possibly < Pelasg.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *kalijar
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: wild garlic, leek
Russian meaning: черемша
Written Mongolian: qalijar (L 920)
Middle Mongolian: qalijarsun (SH)
Khalkha: xaliar
Buriat: xaĺār
Monguor: xarir (SM 163)
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