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Proto-Altaic: *bi̯uri
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: one
Russian meaning: один
Turkic: *bir
Mongolian: *büri
Korean: *pìrɨ́-
Japanese: *pitǝ
Comments: KW 67, Martin 238, АПиПЯЯ 73, 99, 277. Doerfer (TMN 2, 384) doubts Ramstedt's Turk.-Mong. comparison for phonetic reasons, which is hardly justified: Turkic frequently reveals a secondary delabialization -ir-, -il- < *-ür-, *-ül- (especially after labials).

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