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Proto-Altaic: "*ku{/}ja" | Query method: Match substring
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Proto-Altaic: *kúja
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: a k. of aquatic bird
Russian meaning: вид водной птицы
Mongolian: *kajil-
Tungus-Manchu: *kuju-
Korean: *kǝ̀jú, kǝ̀ijú
Comments: Turk. *Kɨjgɨ- 'a k. of bird' (VEWT 261) may be possibly related, but merged with *Kɨj- 'to cry' (ibid.).
Proto-Altaic: *kúja
Meaning: a k. of nut
Russian meaning: вид ореха
Tungus-Manchu: *kuju-kta
Korean: *kài'òm
Japanese: *kaja
Comments: An Eastern isogloss; see also notes to *kìjá.
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