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Proto-Altaic: *ŋi̯ŏbu
Meaning: to pour
Russian meaning: лить
Turkic: *ju(b)-
Mongolian: *jeɣü-le-
Tungus-Manchu: *ńiabe-
Korean: *nūb-
Comments: ТМС 1, 352. It is tempting to compare also Evk. ńewte, Evn. ńewte 'spring, well' (*'washing or pouring place') and perhaps also OJ mjiwo 'water-way, seaway' (if mji- is to be analysed as 'water', the -wo part stays completely obscure).

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