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Proto-Altaic: *èk`á
Meaning: to paw, hit with hooves
Russian meaning: бить копытами
Turkic: *agsa-
Mongolian: *(h)agsa-
Tungus-Manchu: *ekte-
Japanese: *ànkà-k-
Comments: KW 5. Both Turkic and Mongolian languages have also a derivative meaning 'rampage, rage, raging': Karakh. aχsuŋ, axsum (MK), aqsun (QB), Chag. aqsum, axsum, Az. aqsɨn, Kirgh. aqsɨm etc.; WMong. aɣsum, Khalkha agsaŋ, Bur. agsam, Ord. agsum (DO 7) 'wild, raging', Khalkha agsam 'rampage'. Doerfer (TMN 2, 90) supposes a loanword in Turk. < Mong.; Shcherbak (Щербак 1997, 103) - vice versa; the final decision is still unclear.

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