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Proto-Altaic: *k`i̯ā́no
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: blood; blood vessel
Russian meaning: кровь; кровеносный сосуд
Turkic: *Kiān
Tungus-Manchu: *xuŋī-kta
Comments: АПиПЯЯ 281. A Turk.-Tung. isogloss. The comparison seems quite likely, although the nature of the medial nasal is not quite clear (in TM one has perhaps to suppose a secondary assimilation to two neighbouring velars, or else an original velar suffix *k`i̯ōn(i)-gV).

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