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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *gulbi-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: be thin, lean
Russian meaning: быть тонким, худым
Written Mongolian: ɣulbij- (МХТТТ)
Khalkha: gulbij-
Buriat: gulba-gar
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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *gi̯ū̀la
Meaning: thin, short
Russian meaning: тонкий, короткий
Turkic: *Kɨl-
Mongolian: *gulbi-
Tungus-Manchu: *gōl-
Japanese: *kàrú-
Comments: A common derivative *gi̯ū̀la-bV- is reflected in Turkic, Mongolian and TM.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *Kɨl-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 thin 2 short
Russian meaning: 1 тонкий 2 короткий
Khakassian: xɨlbɨs
Oyrat: qɨlbɨq, qɨlbɨs 1
Chuvash: xǝldǝrke 'худой, хилый, тонкий'
Yakut: kɨlgas 2
Dolgan: kɨlgas 2
Kirghiz: qɨlmɨj-
Kazakh: qɨlmɨj-
Comments: On the rare reflexes of this root see VEWT 263, Stachowski 168.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *gōl-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 rare (with intervals) 2 shallow
Russian meaning: 1 редкий (с промежутками) 2 мелкий
Evenki: gōrba (Вас.) 2
Nanai: Gōlị 1
Comments: ТМС 1, 159. -r- in Evk. is not quite clear: gōrba may be < *gōlba under the influence of the synonymous arba 'shallow'.
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *kàrú-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: light (of weight)
Russian meaning: легкий
Old Japanese: karu-
Middle Japanese: kàrú-nari
Tokyo: kàru-
Kyoto: kárù-
Kagoshima: káru-
Comments: JLTT 831. Kyoto and Kagoshima point rather to *kárú-, but the attested MJ form is kàrú-.
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