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Eurasiatic: *[č]iru
Meaning: pus, rot
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *(s)ter- 'to rot' (Pok. 1031)
Altaic: *č`ire
Uralic: *sirV(mV) (*sürV(mV)) 'Rotz'
Comments: Expected *ć- in Ur.
References: МССНЯ 336, ОСНЯ 1, 207; ND 409 *č[i]rkV 'pus, rotten liquid' (IE + Turk. + Akk. šark- 'pus').

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