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Proto-Altaic: *ki̯ā́č`ù
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: hole; mouth
Russian meaning: полость; рот
Turkic: *KĒčir
Mongolian: *kačir
Tungus-Manchu: *kuči-n
Japanese: *kútí
Comments: АПиПЯЯ 111. For Jpn. cf. also Koguryo /xuče/ 'mouth'. The root must have basically meant 'mouth or throat cavity' (whence 'mouth', 'cheek' (originally probably 'inner side of cheek') and 'trachea'), with a secondary development > 'cavity in general' > 'well' in TM.

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