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Proto-Altaic: *kĕ̀ŋi
Meaning: hollow, empty
Russian meaning: пустой, полый
Turkic: *geŋiŕ
Mongolian: *keŋ-, *köŋ-
Tungus-Manchu: *keŋ-
Korean: *kíń-
Comments: ЭСТЯ 5, 107 (Mong.-Tung.). In Mong. the root has several expressive variants (cf. also PA *k`eŋa). In Kor. an early palatalization occurred (*-ŋi- > -ń-). See also notes to PA *k`ḗmŋV 'wide'.

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