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Proto-Altaic: *i̯ū́ŕgi (?)
Meaning: fat; brain
Russian meaning: жир; мозг
Turkic: *ǖŕ
Tungus-Manchu: *irg[ü]
Comments: A Turkic-Tungus isogloss; phonetically a good match, but semantics raises some doubts. {? Cf. PE *uqru- 'fat, blubber'}

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