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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *ǯild-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to glance, be wide open (of eyes) 2 star 3 big-eyed
Russian meaning: 1 уставиться, выпучиться 2 звезда 3 большеглазый
Evenki: ǯildarān-, ǯildarga- 1, (Kamn.) ǯildawkī 2
Even: ǯịldakụ 3
Comments: ТМС 1, 257. The meaning 'star' in the Kamn. dialect of Evenki is clearly secondary ( < 'flash'), so the comparison with OT julduz proposed ibid. is impossible.

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