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Proto-Altaic: *č`i̯úmu
Meaning: round(ed) object
Russian meaning: круглый, закругленный предмет
Turkic: *čɨmur
Mongolian: *čom-
Tungus-Manchu: *čumbu-
Japanese: *túmúnsí
Comments: An expressive common Altaic root; both in Turkic and Japanese its reflexes may have partially coincided with the reflexes of *č`ī̀mu 'top, edge' q. v., but in Mongolian and TM they seem to be distinct.

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