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Proto-Altaic: *dṓn(e)k`V
Meaning: withers, back
Russian meaning: холка, спина
Turkic: *jōnak
Mongolian: *döŋ(ge)
Tungus-Manchu: *doŋka
Korean: *tɨ̀ŋ
Comments: The Kor. word is alternatively compared with Mong. tüŋke 'muscles of the back' (SKE 268, EAS 49, 120) - but we were unable to find the word in available sources.

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