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Eurasiatic: *ŋVlV ?
Meaning: hand, elbow
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *ʔōlʌ-
Altaic: *ŋā̀li
Uralic: *älV ?
Kartvelian: ? *ɣlia- (or *qel-?)
Dravidian: *el-[mb-]
Eskimo-Aleut: *nănǝʁ
Comments: Dybo 1989 (alt, ie, esk) [Cf. also words for 'bone': PD *elu-(mpu), PU *luwe, Esk. *nǝ-; the frequent velar suffix may reflect a compound with 'bend'? - cf. also PK *dlaq̇w- 'elbow'?] [Some forms are cited in ND 133 *ʡaĺ[(o)]q̇U 'to bend, joint', some in ND 719 *Goŋ[q/H]älV, and some in ND 734 *GULV 'knee, elbow' - on the whole very dubious].

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