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Eurasiatic: *Ḳä[lH]ä
Meaning: tongue, to speak
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *kel- 'rufen, schreien' (WP 1, 443).
Altaic: *k`i̯ali
Uralic: *kele (kēle)
Kartvelian: Georg. ḳel- 'Geschrei erheben'
Dravidian: *kil-
Eskimo-Aleut: *qilaɣa-
Comments: [For CK, NY cf. *ḳiwlV]. Niv. qlai 'рассуждать, разговаривать'. CSkh. *gùl- 'to speak badly'.
References: МССНЯ 336, ОСНЯ 1, 346-347, Tyler 129; ND 1049 *ḳaL(V)ħV 'to shout, cry, weep, make noise'; 1053 *Ḳälya 'tongue'; 1039 *ḲäyLa 'to shout, call' (differing from *Ḳälya only by a very dubious Mong. qajla- 'shout').

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