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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *kìkú
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to bite; rub, scrape
Russian meaning: кусать; царапать, тереть
Turkic: *Kik-
Mongolian: *kegǯe-
Tungus-Manchu: *kik-
Japanese: *kùkúm-
Comments: A derivative *kìkú-čV is probably observable in Karakh. kikčür- = PM *kegǯe-.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *Kik-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to rub, grind (at each other)
Russian meaning: тереть, скрести (друг о друга)
Karakhanid: kik- 'to sharpen and whet a knife', kikčür- 'whet a knife' (MK)
Yakut: kikirī- 'to rub with a noise'
Comments: VEWT 270, EDT 710, 714.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *kegǯe-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to scrape off, to incise
Russian meaning: соскребать, надрезать
Written Mongolian: kegǯe-, (L 444:) kegǯe-le-
Khalkha: xegǯi-, xegʒle-
Ordos: kegǯil-
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *kik-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to bite 2 to cut oneself (by rubbing at a rope) 3 to become torn (of a rope, chain)
Russian meaning: 1 кусать 2 порезаться (о веревку) 3 порваться (о веревке, цепи)
Evenki: kik- 1
Even: qịq- 1 (Новикова 1980, 183)
Negidal: kik- 1
Nanai: kikia- 2 (Он.), kikpē- 3 (Он.)
Comments: ТМС 1,391-392. The dialectal Evk. variant kē̂k- is expressive, but by no means < Mong. kiqa- 'irritate, intimidate', as suggested in Poppe 1972, 103.
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *kùkúm-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to take into mouth
Russian meaning: брать в рот, держать во рту
Middle Japanese: kùkúm-
Tokyo: kukum-
Comments: JLTT 715.
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *kikV
Meaning: to bite
Borean: Borean
Altaic: *kìkú
Eskimo-Aleut: *kǝɣǝ-
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Eskimo etymology :

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Proto-Eskimo: *kǝɣǝ-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to bite
Russian meaning: кусать
Proto-Yupik: *kǝɣǝ-
Proto-Inupik: *kiɣǝ-, *kiɣɣǝ-q
Comments: See *kǝɣǝ-m- 'to bite, to grip between teeth', *kǝɣuntǝ 'tooth'.
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 164
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Yupik etymology :

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Proto-Yupik: *kǝɣǝ-
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: to bite
Russian Meaning: кусать
Chaplino: ǝxáqā 'to bend by teeth', cf. xīstaquq 'to clench the teeth'
Naukan: kǝxáqā
Alutiiq Alaskan Yupik: kǝxǝ-, kǝɣǝ-
Chugach (Birket-Smith): ? kista 'louse'
Central Alaskan Yupik: kǝxǝ-
Nunivak (Peripheral): kkɣa*
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 164
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Inupik etymology :

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Proto-Inupik: *kịɣǝ-, *kiɣɣǝ-q
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: to bite 1, bite, bitten 2
Russian meaning: кусать 1, укус 2
Seward Peninsula Inupik: kī- 1
SPI Dialects: Imaq kirāʁa 1, W kiɣa* 1, KI kiɣiɣa* 'to cut sth.'
North Alaskan Inupik: kī- 1, kiɣɣɨq (ʁ) 2
NAI Dialects: B, Ingl kiɣa* 1, Mal kiɣi- 1
Western Canadian Inupik: ki(ɣ)i- 1
WCI Dialects: Cor, M kiɣa* 1
Eastern Canadian Inupik: kī- 1, kiɣɣiq 2
Greenlandic Inupik: kī- (kîvâ*) 1, kixxiq (ʁ) 2
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 164
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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : KVKV
Meaning : peg, nail
Eurasiatic : *ḳUjḳV peg, nail (cf. also *kikV 'bite', *ḳVkV 'break, peck')
Amerind (misc.) : *kiko 'tooth' (R 779)
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