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Eurasiatic: *Garḳu
Meaning: to bend
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *arkʷ-
Kartvelian: *ɣreḳ- / ɣriḳ-
Dravidian: *or_-
Chukchee-Kamchatkan: *harъcъŋ-
Comments: Evidence for a root without *G-: Krt. *ark- 'крутить' (8); Alt. *erk`a 'to wrap, tie; lasso' (1153). IE form maybe here; Sem. *`arq- 'sinew, bow-string'. Nivkh. *qori 'накрениться', *χori 'наклонить'.
References: МССНЯ 336, ОСНЯ 1, 240; ND 149 *ʡaŕḲ[u] 'sinew, bow-string'; ND 743 *ɣ[o]rḳo/u 'bend, be bent/crooked' (Kartv., IE, Drav. + Sem.).

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