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Proto-Altaic: *č`ibe
Meaning: to twist, turn
Russian meaning: крутиться, извиваться
Turkic: *čebir-
Mongolian: *čüw
Tungus-Manchu: *čib-
Comments: АПиПЯЯ 287. A Western isogloss; Mong. *čüw < *čiw with secondary assimilative labialization. The PA nature of the root is somewhat dubious because of its expressive meaning and the isolatedness of Evenki forms.

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