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Proto-Altaic: *pĕ̀k`i
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: big, solid, firm
Russian meaning: большой, крепкий, прочный
Turkic: *bek
Mongolian: *hike
Tungus-Manchu: *pegdi
Korean: *phǝk ( < *pǝkh) / *pak
Comments: SKE 62 (Mong.-Tung., incorrectly criticized in TMN 1, 554), 213. Turk. > WMong. beki, bekü > Evk. beki (see Doerfer TMN 1, 238, MT 101). Low tone and shortness reconstructed because of Mong. *h-. Cf. also *p`i̯àka 'mighty' (the two roots could interfere because of similarity).

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