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Proto-Altaic: *ǯā́li
Meaning: to ask, invite, lend
Russian meaning: просить, приглашать, одалживать
Turkic: *jāl-
Mongolian: *ǯala-
Japanese: *(d)írá-
Comments: The root is not widely represented outside the Turko-Mongolian area (only in Japanese), but the phonetic and semantic match appears to be quite satisfactory.

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