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Proto-Altaic: *leńa
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to incline, sway, shake
Russian meaning: наклоняться, раскачиваться
Turkic: *jAń-ka-
Mongolian: *naji-(gu)-
Tungus-Manchu: *leŋgī-
Comments: EAS 75, Владимирцов 369, ОСНЯ 3, 58-60. A Western isogloss. Borrowing in Mong. from Turk. is quite improbable, despite Щербак 1997, 121.

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