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Proto-Turkic: *čɨmur
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 buds 2 lily 3 sphere, globe, fist
Russian meaning: 1 почки 2 лилия 3 шар, округлость, кулак
Oyrat: čomur 2
Chuvash: čъʷmъʷr 3
Tofalar: šomur 1 (Рас. ФиЛ 89, 231)
Comments: The Chuvash form points to *-ɨ-. The root is very localized, but seems to be distinct from *čɨm- / *čum- 'top; stick with a knob' (although a contamination was of course possible).

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