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Proto-Altaic: *bèli
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to be acquainted, assist, employ
Russian meaning: быть знакомым, помогать, использовать
Turkic: *bil-
Mongolian: *bele-
Tungus-Manchu: *bele-
Korean: *pɨ́rí-
Comments: EAS 106, Poppe 21, 76, Doerfer MT 78. Cf. also Kor. paraǯi 'aid, assistance'. The reason for narrowing *bel- > *bil- in PT is unclear; cf. *bel- in the more archaic *bel-gü 'sign'.

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