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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *làbò
Meaning: more, better
Russian meaning: больше, лучше
Turkic: *jaba
Mongolian: *lab / *naj
Tungus-Manchu: *lab-du
Korean: *năboi
Japanese: *nàpǝ́
Comments: SKE 162, Martin 226, АПиПЯЯ 68, Doerfer MT 144 (Mo < TM).
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *jaba
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: very
Russian meaning: очень
Khakassian: jaba
Tuva: čā, čab-čā
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *lab / naj
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: very, extreme; better, stronger; exactly
Russian meaning: очень, чрезвычайно; лучше, сильнее; верно, точно
Written Mongolian: lab (L 513); nai
Middle Mongolian: nai (SH)
Khalkha: lav; dial. naj
Buriat: lab
Kalmuck: law (КРС)
Ordos: lab
Dagur: lab (Тод. Даг. 152)
Shary-Yoghur: lab
Comments: MGCD 470.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *lab-du
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: many, plenty
Russian meaning: много, обильно
Spoken Manchu: lavǝdu, lavǝdǝ (2852)
Literary Manchu: labdu
Nanai: labdo
Comments: ТМС 1, 485.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *năboi
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: again; better
Russian meaning: снова; лучше
Middle Korean: nă'oi
Comments: Nam 93.
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *nàpǝ́
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: better, more
Russian meaning: лучше, больше
Old Japanese: nap(w)o
Middle Japanese: nàfó
Tokyo: náo
Kyoto: nàó
Kagoshima: náo
Comments: JLTT 493. All evidence points to *nàpǝ́, except for Kagoshima (possibly under literary influence).
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