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Proto-Altaic: *č`ăk`i
Meaning: a k. of insect
Russian meaning: вид насекомого
Turkic: *čekü-rtke
Mongolian: *čoku
Tungus-Manchu: *čaKu- ( ~ š-)
Comments: A Western isogloss. Note a labial vowel in the second syllable which in this case must be reflecting suffixation (*č`ăk`i-bV-); Mong. *čoku < *čaku with a frequent secondary vowel assimilation.

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