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Proto-Altaic: *pŏ́gí(-rV)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: kidneys, testicles
Russian meaning: почки, testiculi
Turkic: *bögür, *bögrek
Mongolian: *böɣere
Tungus-Manchu: *pugi- / *puki-
Korean: *pɨr / *pur
Japanese: *púnkúri
Comments: KW 57, Владимирцов 195, Martin 250, АПиПЯЯ 68, Дыбо 6, Лексика 278. Despite TMN 2, 353, Щербак 1997, 108, there is no need at all to suppose Mong. < Turkic. The variant *puki- in TM is assimilative ( < *pugi-). Cf. also MKor. pùrǝ̀i 'fish bladder'.

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