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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *umV ( ~ *o-)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to drink
Russian meaning: пить
Mongolian: *umda
Tungus-Manchu: *um(i)-
Korean: *mà-
Comments: Poppe 69, KW 457, АПиПЯЯ 45, 285, 290. Korean has a frequent initial vowel loss. Despite Doerfer MT 40, Rozycki 168, the Mong. form (attested already in the Secret History) cannot be a tungusism.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *um-da
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 thirst, to be thirsty 2 a drink
Russian meaning: 1 жажда, хотеть пить 2 питье, напиток
Written Mongolian: umda 2, umdaɣas- 1 (L 874)
Middle Mongolian: undan (SH) 1, ondu- (IM), unda'ān 1 (MA), umdān 'Buttermilch' (LH)
Khalkha: undās- 1, und, undā 2
Buriat: unda(n), umda(n) 1,2
Kalmuck: undān; undṇ, umdṇ 1
Ordos: unda 1
Dongxian: undasu-
Baoan: ndas-
Shary-Yoghur: ndas-, ndās-
Monguor: ndasǝ- (SM 262) 1
Mogol: undō 'a drink'; ZM ondān 'sour buttermilk' (15-4b)
Comments: KW 449, MGCD 675.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *um(i)-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to drink
Russian meaning: пить
Evenki: um-
Negidal: om-
Spoken Manchu: iomi- (403)
Literary Manchu: omi-
Jurchen: umi-La (534)
Ulcha: ụmụwụ
Orok: umi-
Nanai: omi-
Oroch: imi-
Udighe: umi-
Solon: imê-, imi-, êmu-
Comments: ТМС 2, 266.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *mà-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to drink
Russian meaning: пить
Modern Korean: masi-
Middle Korean: mà-sí-
Comments: Nam 193, KED 563.
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *mEwV
Meaning: water, wet
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *mewǝ- 'wet'
Altaic: *umV ( ~ *o-) drink ?
Dravidian: ? *mī-
Eskimo-Aleut: *ǝmǝʁ- 'water; drink'
Chukchee-Kamchatkan: ?*ъmɣъ'm- 'wave'
Comments: Cf. PU *mäɣV ~ *mäwV 'honey'?
References: МССНЯ 334, ОСНЯ 2, 62-63; ND 1382 *muhi (or *mAwhi, *muhyV) 'water, fluid' ( + incorr. TM). The attribution of Alt. *umV 'drink' is questionable (metathesis? original structure *HumVwV ?), but probable; the word does not seem to have any alternative etymology.
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *mū-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to wash, to wet
Old Greek: kypr. mülásthai = tò sō̂ma hḕ tḕn kephalḕn smḗxasthai. Kǘprioi (Hsch. = Bechtel Dial. 1, 451), NGreek (Chios) mūliázō, mūlíasma 'im Wasser einweichen' (Fraenkel, 417)
Slavic: *mɨ̄́tī, *mɨ̄́dlo
Baltic: *maû- vb. (2); *maû-d-ī- vb., *mū̂-d-ē̂- vb. (2)
Germanic: *mūt-[ō]- vb.
Russ. meaning: мыть(ся), мочить(ся)
References: WP II 249 f
Comments: [Cf. *mū- `to soil']
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Vasmer's dictionary :

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Word: мыть
Near etymology: I, мо́ю, укр. ми́ти, ми́ю, ст.-слав. мыти, мыѭ ἀπαντλεῖν, болг. ми́я, сербохорв. ми̏ти, ми̏jе̑м, словен. míti, mȋjem, чеш. mýti, myji, слвц. mуt᾽, польск. myć, myję, в.-луж. myć, н.-луж. myś.
Further etymology: Праслав. *myti, *myjǫ родственно лит. máudyti, máudau "купать, мыть", лтш. maût, mauju "плавать, нырять", кауз. maudât "смывать, нести", др.-прусск. aumûsnan, вин. ед. "смывание", ирл. mūn "моча", др.-инд. mū́tram -- то же, авест. mūɵrǝm "нечистота, грязь", ср.-нж.-нем. mûten "умывать лицо", голл. mооi "красивый", кипр.-греч. μυλάσασθαι "мыться" (Гесихий); см. В. Шульце, Sitzber. Preuss. Аkаd., 1910, стр. 790; Kl. Schr. 471; KZ 45, 235; Quaest. ер. 469; Траутман, ВSW 191 и сл.; Арr. Sprd. 307; М.--Э. 2, 570; Хольтхаузен, KZ 28, 282; IF 39, 71; Ван-Вейк, KZ 48, 156 и сл.; RS 8, 191; Фик I, 517. Далее, согласно Ван-Вейку (там же), связано с лит. máuju "провожу полосу, натягиваю, смахиваю". См. мы́ло.
Pages: 3,26
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *maû- vb. (2); *maû-d-ī- vb., *mū̂-d-ē̂- vb. (2)
Meaning: sink, swim
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: máudīti `baden'
Lettish: maût (mauju/maunu, māvu) 'untertauchen, schwimmen', mûdêtiês 'baden', mûdâtiês (-ãjuôs) 'schwimmen, baden'
Old Prussian: au-mūsnan Euch. 75,7 'Abwaschung'
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *mūt-[ō]- vb.
Meaning: wash the face
IE etymology: IE etymology
Middle Low German: { mūten 'мыть лицо' }
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *mī-
Meaning : to wash
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *mī-
Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *mī-
Proto-Gondi-Kui : *mī-
Proto-North Dravidian : *mū-nǯ-
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *mī-
Meaning : to bathe
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : mī, mīyu (mind-, mīd-)
Kannada meaning : to take a bath, bathe; cause to bathe, wash, bathe, pour over (the body); n. bath
Kannada derivates : mīyisu to cause to take a bath, bathe; mīṇa, mīha bathing, bath
Tulu : mīpini
Tulu meaning : to take a bath, wash oneself
Tulu derivates : mīpāvuni to make or cause to bathe, bathe, wash, give a bath; mīyarpuni to wash a corpse
Proto-Nilgiri : *mīj-
Number in DED : 4878
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Nilgiri etymology :

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Proto-Nilgiri : *mīj-
Meaning : to bathe (used of the priest of the tī, i. e. the most sacred grade of dairy)
South Dravidian etymology: South Dravidian etymology
Toda : mīy- (mīd-)
Number in DED : 4878
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Kolami-Gadba etymology :

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Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *mī-
Meaning : to bathe
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Parji : mī- (mīñ-)
Ollari Gadba : (nīr) muy-
Salur Gadba : mī-, miy-
Notes : Ollari muy- maybe through some assimilational morphologic process (due to the auslaut character of the vowel).
Number in DED : 4878
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Gondwan etymology :

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Proto-Gondi-Kui : *mī-
Meaning : to wash
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Proto-Gondi : *mī-
Proto-Pengo-Manda : *mī-
Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *mī- (caus. *mīt-)
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Gondi etymology :

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Proto-Gondi : *mī-
Meaning : to wash, bathe
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Betul Gondi : mihītānā "to wash somebody else's body, esp. infants"
Gommu Gondi : mīy- "to bathe"
Muria Gondi : mīy- "to bathe"
Maria Gondi : mī- "to bathe"
Koya Gondi : mī- "to bathe"
Maria Gondi (Lind) : miyānā, mīnā "to bathe"
Additional forms : Also Gondi_L mīcnā to bathe another; Gondi_Mu mīh- id.
Number in DED : 4878
Number in CVOTGD : 2855
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Pengo-Manda etymology :

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Proto-Pengo-Manda : *mī-
Meaning : to bathe
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Manda : mī- (-t-)
Number in DED : 4878
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Kui-Kuwi etymology :

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Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *mī- (caus. *mīt-)
Meaning : to wash, bathe
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Kui : mīva (mīt-) "to lave, bathe or anoint oneself, be anointed or spattered; n. act of bathing"
Kuwi (Fitzgerald) : mīali "to bathe (oneself)"
Kuwi (Schulze) : mīnai "to wash"
Sunkarametta Kuwi : mī- (-t-) "to bathe"
Kuwi (Israel) : mī- (-t-) "to bathe"
Additional forms : Also Kui mīspa (mīst-) to bathe, wash (another); n. act of bathing; musa (musi-) to wash the head; Kuwi_Isr mīt- (-h-) to give bath
Number in DED : 4878
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North Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-North-Dravidian : *mū-nǯ-
Meaning : to wash the face
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kurukh : mūjnā "to wash the face of"
Malto : mūnje "to wash another's face"
Additional forms : Also KUR mū̃jhrnā to wash one's face; MLT mūnjre to wash one's own face.
Number in DED : 4878
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Eskimo etymology :

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Proto-Eskimo: *ǝmǝʁ-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to drink
Russian meaning: пить
Proto-Yupik: *ǝmǝʁ-
Proto-Inupik: *ǝmǝʁ-
Comments: Cf. also *ǝmǝʁ 'water' and the verbal derivatives *ǝmi-c- 'to soak, to drench, to give a drink', *ǝmǝʁ-unt 'cup, vessel', *ǝmǝq=Ruɣ- 'to be thirsty'.
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 110
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Yupik etymology :

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Proto-Yupik: *ǝmǝʁ-
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: to drink
Russian Meaning: пить
Sirenik: //mǝʁ- [Vakh.], mǝχtǝ́qǝχtǝ́χ, mǝχcícǝqǝ̄́χtǝχ caus. 'to give a drink'
Chaplino: mǝʁáquq, mǝχsīqā caus.
Naukan: ǝmǝ́ʁaqā, ǝmitāqā caus.
Alutiiq Alaskan Yupik: ǝmǝʁ-
Chugach (Birket-Smith): mǝχtuq
Central Alaskan Yupik: [ǝ]mǝʁ-
Nunivak (Peripheral): ǝmǝʁ-
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 110
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Inupik etymology :

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Proto-Inupik: *ǝmǝʁ-
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: to drink
Russian meaning: пить
Seward Peninsula Inupik: imiq-
SPI Dialects: Imaq ɨmɨ́ʁatoq
North Alaskan Inupik: imɨq-
Western Canadian Inupik: imiq-
Eastern Canadian Inupik: imiq-
Greenlandic Inupik: imiʁ-
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 110
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Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology :

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Proto-Chukchee-Kamchatkan: *ǝmɣǝ'm "
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning (Rus.): волна
Proto-Chukchee-Koryak: *ǝ̣mɣụ-, *mǝ̣ɣ " ~ *mǝ̣f "
Proto-Itelmen: *mɣu-mɣǝ-m
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Chukchee-Koryak etymology :

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Proto-Chukchee-Koryak: *ǝ̣mɣụ-, *mǝ̣ɣ " ~ *mǝ̣f "
Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology: Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology
Meaning (Rus.): волна 1, волноваться 2, край волны 3, волнистый 4
Chukchee: qae-mɣó-n adv.? (II), qɛjǝ-mɣu-n (I) (+АБ) 3
Koryak: mǝɣ-mǝɣ " , mǝw-mǝw " (III) 1, mǝɣ-juhǝ- (III), mǝɣ-jóhǝ-*, mɣ-at- 2, ɣa-mɣǝ-lin (III) 4
Palan: mǝɣ-mǝɣ " (I) 1, mɣ-et-, te-mɣe-m-, m(ǝ)ɣ-ruh- (I) 2
Alutor: mumɣǝ-n, mu-mu " 1, mǝɣ-at-, m(ǝ)ɣǝ-lqiv- 2
Comments: В чукотском пpедставлено только словосложение со значением 'кpай волны', в котоpом пеpвая часть этимологически значит 'малый'. Сp. также ту же пpефиксальную моpфему в сложении qaj-ǝrɣǝ-n 'пушнина', где втоpая часть значит 'волос, шеpсть'.
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Itelmen etymology :

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Proto-Itelmen: *mɣu-mɣǝ-m
Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology: Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology
Meaning (Rus.): волна
Itelmen: mu-mɣu-m (mumɣ-e'n pl.)
Itelmen meaning: волна
West Itelmen: mɣu-mɣu-m
West Itelmen meaning: unda
West Itelmen meaning (Polish): fala
Number in Volodin 1976: 129
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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : MVWV
Meaning : water, wet
Eurasiatic : *mEwV
Afroasiatic : *maʔ- (cf. also *ham-)
Sino-Caucasian : *ɦwmēɦwā ( ~ -ǝ̄)
Austric : PAN *qumuR 'fill mouth with water', PAA *mɨa 'rain'
African (misc.) : Cf. Bantu *-mè, *-mì 'dew'; or *-mụ́- 'drink'.
Reference : МССНЯ 334, ОСНЯ 2, 62-63; ND 1382.
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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *maʔ-
Meaning: water
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Semitic: *maʔ/y- 'water'
Egyptian: mw 'water' (pyr)
Western Chadic: *maH-
Central Chadic: *maʔi/u- 'water' 1, 'river'2, 'dew' 3
Beḍauye (Beja): muʔ- 'liquid'
South Cushitic: *maʔay- 'water'
Dahalo (Sanye): maʔa 'water'
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Semitic etymology :

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Number: 702
Proto-Semitic: *maʔ-/*may-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'water'
Akkadian: mû
Ugaritic: my
Hebrew: mayim (pl.)
Aramaic: mayȳ- (pl.)
Syrian Aramaic: mayy- (pl.)
Arabic: māʔ-
Epigraphic South Arabian: mw
Geʕez (Ethiopian): māy
Tigrai (Tigriñña): may 'water, rain'
Harari: mīy
East Ethiopic: Wol mäy
Mehri: ḥemūh
Jibbali: mih
Harsusi: ḥemyoh
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Egyptian etymology :

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Old Egyptian: mw (pyr)
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'water'
egyet-prnum,egyet-meaning,

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West Chadic etymology :

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Proto-WChadic: *maH-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'water'
Guruntum: mā̀ [Ja: 189]
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Central Chadic etymology :

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Proto-CChadic: *maʔi/u-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'water' 1, 'river' 2, 'dew' 3
Fali Kiria: mǝ̀wà 2 [Kr N 106]
Gude: m̀aʔínǝ 1 [Hs]
Fali Bwagira: m̀aʔyin [Kr]
Bachama: màʔyin 1
Logone: mū 3 [LLog]
Notes: cp. also Gude máʔímáʔí 'watery' and myaʔa 'drinking completely' [Hs]
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Bedauye (Beja) etymology :

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Bedauye: muʔ-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'liquid'
Notes: A reflex of u-grade?
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South Cushitic etymology :

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Proto-South Cushitic: *maʔay-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'water'
Iraqw (Mbulu): maʔay
Asa-Aramanic: maʔa
Qwadza (Ngomvia): maʔaya
scuet-prnum,scuet-meaning,scuet-irq,scuet-asa,scuet-kwz,

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Dahalo etymology :

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Dahalo: maʔa 
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'water'
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Sino-Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Caucasian: *ɦwmēɦwā ( ~ -ǝ̄)
Meaning: water, wet
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
North Caucasian: *ɦwmēɦwā ( ~ -ǝ̄)
Sino-Tibetan: *mŭjH ( ~ -ɨ̆-)
Burushaski: *mái
Comments and references : NSC 59 *HmEHwV. In Ch. cf. also 海 *s-mǝ̄ʔ `sea'; in Bur. - *u[m] `tear'?
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North Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-North Caucasian: *ɦwmēɦwā ( ~ -ǝ̄)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: moisture; lake, pool
Proto-Nakh: *ʡām
Proto-Avaro-Andian: *ʔimʔV
Proto-Tsezian: *niʔV
Proto-Lak: muha-li
Proto-Dargwa: *meħ / *neħ
Proto-Lezghian: *meħ
Notes: Reconstructed for the PEC level. One of the roots with the structure *HRVHV. The original meaning is probably 'moisture, liquid; to become wet, soak' (this root can be both nominal and verbal), with subsequent development > a) 'stream, pool; wet'; b) 'whey, ferment'.
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Nakh etymology :

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Proto-Nakh: *ʡām
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: lake, pond, pool
Chechen: ʕam
Ingush: ʕam
Batsbi: ʕam
Comments: Obl. base *ʡāme-/*ʡāmo- (Chech. ʕōma-/ (Uslar) ʕēmi-, Ing. ʕamo). 6th class in all languages.
nakhet-prnum,nakhet-meaning,nakhet-che,nakhet-ing,nakhet-bcb,nakhet-comment,

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Avar-Andian etymology :

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Protoform: *ʔimʔV
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 moisture 2 whey 3 rennet infusion
Avar: maħá 1
Akhvakh: ĩʔi / ĩʔĩ 2
Chamalal: ēʔa (Bokarev) 3
Comments: The Cham. form (cited from Bokarev) is most probably a misspelling of *ẽʔa. Av. maħá regularly < *ʔimħá. Cf. perhaps also Tind. huna- 'liquid' ( < *ʔʷinha- ?).

    The root also functions as a verb: Av. =iʔVn- (Chad. =iʕVn-) 'to thaw, melt, dissolve', And. =iʔun-, Akhv. =iʔun- id.

aandet-prnum,aandet-meaning,aandet-ava,aandet-akv,aandet-chm,aandet-comment,

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Tsezian etymology :

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Proto-Tsezian: *nɨʔV
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: whey
Bezhta: niʔa
Gunzib: nɨʔa (Leksika)
Comments: PGB *nɨʔa 'whey' - probably etymologically connected with *=ĩʔ- 'to become wet, soak' (Gunz. =ĩʔ-), cf. also PGB *-ĩʔa-ru 'wet' > Bezht. Tlad. -ĩʔa-rö, Khosh. iʔaro, Gunz. ĩʔãru).
cezet-prnum,cezet-meaning,cezet-bzt,cezet-gnz,cezet-comment,

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Lak etymology :

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Lak root: muha-li
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: stream, rapid brook
Lak form: muhali
laket-prnum,laket-meaning,laket-lak,

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Dargwa etymology :

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Proto-Dargwa: *meħ / *neħ
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: whey
Akusha: neħ
Chiragh: māI
Comments: Cf. also Kad. neħ, Kait. naʕ, Kub. nihe, Kharb. nih, Tsud. meħ id. The same root functions also as a verb: Ur. =amħVr- / =umħ- 'to wet, become wet, soak'.
darget-prnum,darget-meaning,darget-drg,darget-chr,darget-comment,

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Lezghian etymology :

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Proto-Lezghian: *meħ
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 sour clotted milk 2 whey 3 wet
Lezghian: meh 1
Tabasaran: meh 2
Agul: maħ 2
Rutul: mehi-d 3 (Ikhr.)
Kryz: meʕ 2
Budukh: meħ / meʕ 2
Archi: meI 2
Comment: Cf. also Tab. Düb. mahI, Ag. Burk. mäħ 'whey', Rut. Shin. mǝh-dɨ 'wet'. Obl. base not quite clear (Tab. mehu-, but Ag. maħa-). 4th class in all languages.

    See Лексика 1971, 207.

lezget-prnum,lezget-meaning,lezget-lzg,lezget-tab,lezget-agu,lezget-rut,lezget-krz,lezget-bud,lezget-arc,lezget-comment,

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Sino-Tibetan etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *mŭjH ( ~ -ɨ̆-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: flowing water; cloud
Chinese: *m_ǝjʔ flowing water.
Burmese: muh small river, rivulet.
Kachin: sǝ.33 mui.33 cloud
Lushai: KC *mei cloud
Comments: Cf. also Miju ka.1 măi.2, Bodo *zǝ-mǝʔi, Chang (Konyak) saŋmei 'cloud', Tangkul mui-ya id.
stibet-prnum,stibet-meaning,stibet-chin,stibet-burm,stibet-kach,stibet-lush,stibet-comments,

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Chinese characters :

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Character:
Modern (Beijing) reading: wěi
Preclassic Old Chinese: m(h)ǝjʔ
Classic Old Chinese: m(h)ǝ́j
Western Han Chinese: m(h)ǝ́j
Eastern Han Chinese: m(h)wǝ́j
Early Postclassic Chinese: m(h)wɨ́j
Middle Postclassic Chinese: m(h)wɨ́j
Late Postclassic Chinese: m(h)wɨ́j
Middle Chinese: mwɨ́j
English meaning : flowing water
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Radical: 0
Four-angle index: 0
Karlgren code: 0583 d
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Burushaski etymology :

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Common Burushaski: *mai
Sino-Caucasian Etymology: Sino-Caucasian Etymology
Meaning: sour milk
Yasin: mái
buruet-prnum,buruet-meaning,buruet-yas,

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Austric etymology :

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Proto-Austric: *mVɣ
Meaning: wet, pour (?)
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Proto-Austroasiatic: *mɨa
Austroasiatic meaning: rain
Proto-Austronesian: *qumuR
Austronesian meaning: fill mouth with water
austr-meaning,austr-prnum,austr-aa,austr-aame,austr-an,austr-anme,

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Austro-Asiatic etymology :

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Proto-Austro-Asiatic: *mɨa
Meaning: rain
Austric etymology: Austric etymology
Proto-Katuic: WK *ma
Proto-Bahnaric: *miǝ
Proto-Pearic: *maʔ.C
Proto-Vietic: *mɨa, kǝ-
Proto-Palaungic: *maʔ
Proto-Khmu: *maʔ
Proto-Aslian: *gǝma / *miʔ
References: Kh 800
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Katuic etymology :

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Proto-Katuic: *ma
Meaning: rain
Presyllable: #
Austro-Asiatic etymology: Austro-Asiatic etymology
Proto-West Katuic: *ma
References: P-472; TK1.26
katet-meaning,katet-prpr,katet-prnum,katet-wkat,katet-bibref,

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West Katuic etymology :

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Proto-West Katuic: *ma
Meaning: rain
Presyllable: #
Katuic etymology: Katuic etymology
Bru Van Keu: mia
Bru Van Keu meaning: rain
So: mi:a.B ( in D: me:a.B)
So meaning: rain
Bru: mia.B
Bru meaning: rain
Sou: ma:
Kui: mǝmia.B
Kui meaning: rain
Kuay: mia.B
Kuay meaning: rain
Ngeu: phlah.B ma:
Ngeu meaning: rain
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Bahnar etymology :

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Proto-Bahnaric: *miǝ
Meaning: rain
Presyllable: ʔǝ-/#
Austro-Asiatic etymology: Austro-Asiatic etymology
Bahnar: ʔmi:
Bahnar meaning: to rain
Proto-North Bahnaric: *me.L
Proto-South Bahnaric: *miǝ
Proto-West Bahnaric: *mɨǝ, ʔǝ-
Proto-Northwest-Bahnaric: *miǝ, ʔǝ-
References: PNB-521, SPT, JS-850, TB1.32
banet-meaning,banet-prpr,banet-prnum,banet-bah,banet-bahme,banet-nob,banet-sob,banet-web,banet-nwb,banet-refer,

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North Bahnaric etymology :

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Proto-North-Bahnaric: *me.L
Meaning: rain
Bahnaric etymology: Bahnaric etymology
Rengao form: me.L
Rengao meaning: rain
Sedang form: mej.L
Sedang meaning: rain
Hre form: me.L
Mo'dra: me.L
Didra: guŋ.L me.L
References: PNB-521, GS-7
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South Bahnaric etymology :

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Proto-South Bahnaric: *miǝ
Meaning: rain
Bahnaric etymology: Bahnaric etymology
Chrau form: mi:
Chrau meaning: rain
Stieng form: mi:
Stieng meaning: rain
References: SBS-295
sobet-meaning,sobet-prnum,sobet-chr,sobet-chrme,sobet-sti,sobet-stime,sobet-refer,

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West Bahnaric etymology :

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Proto-West- Bahnaric: *mɨǝ, ʔǝ-
Meaning: rain
Bahnaric etymology: Bahnaric etymology
Jaru form: ʔmɨǝ
Jaru meaning: rain
Lavi: mɨǝ
Nhaheung form: ʔmɨǝ
Nhaheung meaning: rain
Brao form: mɨ:
Brao meaning: rain
References: JS-850
webet-meaning,webet-prnum,webet-jr,webet-jrme,webet-lve,webet-nha,webet-nhame,webet-brao,webet-brame,webet-refer,

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North-West Bahnaric etymology :

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Proto-North-West- Bahnaric: *miǝ, ʔǝ-
Meaning: rain
Bahnaric etymology: Bahnaric etymology
Tariang: ʔmiǝ
Kaseng: ʔmiǝ
Yaeh: ʔmiǝ
nwbet-meaning,nwbet-prnum,nwbet-tr,nwbet-ks,nwbet-yh,

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Pearic etymology :

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Proto-Pearic: *maʔ.C
Meaning: rain
Presyllable: kǝ-
Austro-Asiatic etymology: Austro-Asiatic etymology
Chong: maʔ.A R?
Chong meaning: rain
Song: kǝmaʔ.C
Song meaning: rain
Kasong: kama:.D
Kasong meaning: rain
Samre: kama:.C
Samre meaning: rain
References: H-451: *gmaʔ
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Viet-Muong etymology :

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Proto-Viet-Muong: *mɨa, kǝ-
Meaning: rain
Austro-Asiatic etymology: Austro-Asiatic etymology
Vietnamese: mu'a
Thomon: mɨǝ.43
Tum: ma.33
vimet-meaning,vimet-prnum,vimet-viet,vimet-thm,vimet-tum,

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Palaung-Wa etymology :

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Proto-Palaung-Wa: *maʔ
Meaning: sky; wind
Austro-Asiatic etymology: Austro-Asiatic etymology
Proto-Wa: *ma, ʔ-
Proto-Angku: *maʔ, s-
Lamet: ʔma:ʔ.1 wind
pawaet-meaning,pawaet-prnum,pawaet-prwa,pawaet-pran,pawaet-lamet,

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Wa etymology :

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Proto-Wa: *ma, ʔ-
Meaning: sky
Palaung-Wa etymology: Palaung-Wa etymology
Paraok: rau.B ma
Paraok meaning: sky
Wa: ba
Wa meaning: sky
Ava: kama
Wa (dial.): ma.1
Wa (dial.) meaning: sky
References: D-106: *kmaʔ
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Angku etymology :

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Proto-Angku: *maʔ, s-
Meaning: wind
Palaung-Wa etymology: Palaung-Wa etymology
Pangpin: ʔmhaʔ.T
Shuangdiang: mha.31
Gantang: ma.55
Yongde: ma.55
Mang'an: si.33 maʔ.55
U: sama.2
Hu: Samaʔ.1
Huq: sa.33 maʔ.55
Khamet: çu.31 maʔ.53
References: WW-7, WW-8; S-107
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Aslian etymology :

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Proto-Aslian:
Austro-Asiatic etymology: Austro-Asiatic etymology
Meaning: rain
Semoq Beri: gǝma
asliet-prnum,asliet-meaning,asliet-ber,

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