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Proto-Altaic: *úmu-tki
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: egg
Russian meaning: яйцо
Turkic: *jumurtka
Mongolian: *ömdege, *emdüge
Tungus-Manchu: *umūkta
Comments: A Western isogloss. The stem may be derived from Common Altaic *úmu 'to bear, give birth' q. v., see АПиПЯЯ 58, 281, Дыбо 10, Лексика 149. The Turkic form, however, must have also been influenced by PA *nā̀mo 'testicle' (and/or *ǯi̯ŏmu `round'), which explains initial *j-.

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