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Proto-Altaic: *uk`è
Meaning: stupid, arrogant
Russian meaning: глупый, надменный
Turkic: *ökte-
Mongolian: *(h)üki
Tungus-Manchu: *(x)uKu-
Japanese: *bǝkǝ
Comments: The basic meaning of the root appears to be 'stupid', whence 'insincere' and 'proud, arrogant'.

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