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Proto-Turkic: *toku
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: rite, ceremony
Russian meaning: обряд (погребальный, свадебный)
Old Turkic: toqu (OUygh.)
Karakhanid: toqu (KB)
Turkish: toka 'wedding present' (dial.), 'handshake'
Middle Turkic: toqa (Sangl.), toqal 'the least respected wife' (Pav. C.)
Uzbek: tọqɔl 'second wife'
Uighur: toqal 'younger wife'
Chuvash: tъxlačъ 'matchmaker'
Kirghiz: toqol 'younger wife'
Balkar: toqal 'first wife in respect to others'
Karakalpak: toqal 'younger wife'
Comments: EDT 466, Егоров 241 (derives from F.-U. or from tъxъm 'progeny' - both quite dubious morphologically), VEWT 485. The semantic development is 'rite, ceremony' > 'wedding' > 'matchmaker' / 'younger wife'.

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