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Proto-Eskimo: "*tar-(r)u-" | Query method: Match substring
Proto-Eskimo: *tar-(r)u-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: dark, black
Russian meaning: темный, черный
Proto-Yupik: *tarru-
Proto-Inupik: *tau-ʁ- (-si-), *taru-ʁa-
Comments: All the words with meanings like 'shadow, dark, black' are put together in nearby but different entries in CED on pp. 333, 334. Cf. the related stems *tar-ʁa-, *tar-ʁǝ-t- 'black, dark, shadow', *tar-ʁǝ-nǝʁ 'shadow, darkness' and *taʁ-(nǝʁ) 'soul, life force', *taɣŋǝ- (~ -ŋɣ-) 'black'.

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