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Proto-Altaic: *ńi̯ūno
Meaning: to adze, scrape off
Russian meaning: обтесывать, соскребать
Turkic: *jōn-
Mongolian: *ǯoma-gul
Tungus-Manchu: *ńüŋ-
Comments: KW 476. A Western isogloss. Medial -m- in Mong. is probably secondary (assimilatory here). Note that all languages reflect a derivative *ńi̯ūno-gV (in Turk. cf. *jōn-ga 'chips, wooden shavings' = Mong. *ǯomu-gu-l = TM *ńüŋ(g)-).

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