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Proto-Altaic: *ĕĺǯu
Meaning: donkey
Russian meaning: осел
Turkic: *eĺgek
Mongolian: *elǯigen
Tungus-Manchu: *eji-ken
Comments: KW 119, Владимирцов 323, Poppe 86. A Western isogloss. The phonology of the word strongly resists all attempts to regard it as an interlingual borrowing (Turk. > Mong. > TM, see, e.g., Rozycki 67), as well as attempts to derive it from Armen. etc.

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