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Proto-Altaic: *bi̯ŭ́le
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to rub, whet
Russian meaning: тереть, растирать, точить
Turkic: *bile-
Mongolian: *büle-
Tungus-Manchu: *bula
Korean: *pjǝ̀ró
Comments: Turk. *bile- is usually derived from *bij 'edge' (q. v.) which is hardly the case (*bijle- cannot be reconstructed).

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