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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *g(i)aŋna-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to explain 2 to set (a riddle)
Russian meaning: 1 объяснять 2 загадывать (загадку)
Literary Manchu: ǵaŋna- 1
Ulcha: GaŋGa- 2
Orok: GaŋGaŋ Gajawo- 2
Oroch: gaŋga- 2
Udighe: gaŋiŋa 'riddle' (Корм. 220)
Comments: ТМС 1, 140 (the Manchu word is separated as a Chinese loanword, which is hardly the case).

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