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Proto-Altaic: *mi̯ā́ni
Meaning: to be confused, hesitate
Russian meaning: смущаться, колебаться
Turkic: *bȫn
Mongolian: *men-
Tungus-Manchu: *mian-
Korean: *mɨ̀ńɨ́i-
Comments: Vocalism is not quite certain: in Turk. one has to suppose a secondary labialization: *bȫn < *bēn; in Kor. - vowel assimilation in a long wordform (*mɨ̀ńɨ́i- < *mằńi-), as well as secondary palatalization *-n- > *-ń-.

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