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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *mónŋo
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to knead, press, stroke
Russian meaning: мять, жать, гладить
Turkic: *boŋ
Mongolian: *mun-
Tungus-Manchu: *monŋi-
Korean: *mằn-čí-
Japanese: *mǝ́m- (~-uá-)
Comments: SKE 144, Lee 1958, 114, Лексика 383.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *boŋ
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: mallet
Russian meaning: молоток, колотушка
Tuva: moŋ
Tofalar: moŋ
Comments: Лексика 383.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *mun-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: mallet
Russian meaning: колотушка
Written Mongolian: muna (L 551), monča (L 542)
Khalkha: muna
Buriat: munsa
Kalmuck: munǝ (КРС)
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *monŋi-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to squeeze, rumple 2 mallet
Russian meaning: 1 мять, комкать, растирать 2 колотушка
Evenki: moni-, moŋi- 1
Even: monŋъ̣- 1
Negidal: moŋnị- / monŋị- 1, moŋị 2
Spoken Manchu: ḿonǯi- 'to massage, to rub' (1571)
Literary Manchu: monǯi- 1
Ulcha: monǯịčị- 1
Orok: monǯị- 1, mōnịčụ(n) 2
Nanai: moŋgịčị- 1, meŋki 'spoon, ladle'
Oroch: moŋiči- 1
Udighe: muŋgi 2 (Корм. 263)
Comments: ТМС 1, 545.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *mằn-čí-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to stroke, rub
Russian meaning: гладить, тереть
Modern Korean: manǯi-
Middle Korean: mằn-čí-
Comments: Nam 199, KED 576.
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *mǝ́m- (~-uá-)
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to knead, rumple
Russian meaning: мять, жать, комкать
Old Japanese: m(w)om-
Middle Japanese: móm-
Tokyo: mòm-
Kyoto: móm-
Kagoshima: móm-
Comments: JLTT 726.
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *mVnV
Meaning: knead, press
Indo-European: *men-
Altaic: *mónŋo
Uralic: *minV ?; *mäńV (Paasonen OW 126). (cf. also Ug. *menV 'tear'?)
References: МССНЯ 350 (different and worse in ОСНЯ 2, 61). ND 1435 *m[ä]ǹ(ʔ)V 'rumple, bend' (+Berb. and Arab.).
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *men(ǝ)-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to rumple
Old Indian: carma-mná- m. `tanner'
Old Greek: matéō (aeol. ptc. f. pl. mátẹ̄sai̯) `treten', 3 sg. mateî = pateî Hsch.
Slavic: *mę̄́tī, *mь̃nǭ; *mę̄́dlo
Baltic: *min̂- (*min-a-) (1) vb. tr., *min̂-t-uw-a- c.
Celtic: *mntro- > Cymr mathr m. `proculcatio', mathru `proculcare', Bret mantra, ptc. mantret `vom Schmerz niedergedrückt'
Russ. meaning: мять
References: WP II 263 f
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Vasmer's dictionary :

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Word: мну,
Near etymology: мнёшь, инф. мять, укр. мну, м᾽я́ти, мня́ти, цслав. мьнѫ, мѧти, болг. мъ́на "мну" (Младенов 310), словен. méti, mánem "тереть", др.-чеш. mnu, mieti, слвц. mnem, mät᾽, польск. mnę, miąć "давить, мять". Ср. также гумно́.
Further etymology: Родственно лит. mìnti, minù "топтать", лтш. minu, mĩnu, mĩt -- то же, лит. mynė̃ "трепанье льна", лтш. mīnе "место, где месят глину", mĩnât итер. "топтать", др.-прусск. myniх "дубильщик, кожевник", лит. minìkas "тот, кто топчет", др.-инд. вед. carmamnā "кожемяка", греч. ματεῖ ̇πατεῖ (Гесихий), эол. μάτεισαι "попирающие ногами" (Сафо), ирл. mеn "мука", кимр. mathr "рrосulсаtiо" (*mantro-; ср. Стокс 208; Педерсен, Kelt. Gr. 1, 139); см. Траутман, ВSW 185; Арr. Sprd. 379; М.--Э. 2, 646, 648 и сл.; Маценауэр, LF 10, 323; Фик I, 513; Буазак 614.
Pages: 2,634
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *min̂- (*min-a-) (1) vb. tr., *min̂-t-uw-a- c.
Meaning: trample down, brake
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: mìnti (mìna, mī́nē) `(nieder)treten, Flachs brechen', pl. mìntuvai, mintùvai, mintuvaĩ 'Flachsbreche'
Lettish: mĩt (minu/min̨u, minu/mĩnu) `treten', mĩnē (U.) mìne, mĩnis, mìnis 'Stelle, wo Lehm getreten wird; Getrampel'
Old Prussian: mynix 'Gerber' V. 511
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 1278
Root: men-2
English meaning: to step, tread over, press
German meaning: `treten, zertreten, zusammendrücken'
Material: Ai. carma-mnās Nom. Pl. `Gerber'; äol. μάτεισαι `tretende' (*μάτημι), ματει̃ πατει̃ Hes., Denom. von einem mn̥-tós `getreten'; cymr. mathru `mit Füßen treten', bret. mantra ds. (*mn̥tr-), gall.-mantalon (*gestampfter) `Weg' in Petro-mantalon `vierfache Straße' (= Petru-), Mantalo-magus `Straßenfeld', phryg. ON Μανταλος; auch mir. men f. `Mehl, Staub'; lit. minù, mìnti `treten, Flachs brechen, Felle gerben', lett. minu, mīt `treten, gerben'; abg. *mьnǫ, męti `zusammendrücken', russ. mnu, mjatь `brechen (Flachs oder Hanf), kneten, treten (Lehm), zerknittern, zerknüllen';

    gr. μνίον `Moos, Meergras' (μνιαρός, μνιόεις `moosig'), μνόος, μνου̃ς (*μνόος) `weicher Flaum', μνοι̃ον μαλακόν Hes., lit. mìniava `Flachsseide, Filzgras'.

References: WP. II 263, Veudryes BSL 38, 113 f., Trautmann 185.
Pages: 726
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Uralic etymology :

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Number: 549
Proto: *minV
> Nostratic: > Nostratic
English meaning: curve; to bend, to curve
German meaning: Biegung, Krümmung; sich beugen, sich biegen, sich krümmen
Mordovian: meńe- (E), mäńe- (M) 'biegen (intr.)', meńd́a- (E), mäńd́e- (M) 'id. (tr.)'
Khanty (Ostyak): min (V), meṇa (Kaz.) 'Krümmung; Knick, Biegung', mäṇi- (V), mȧnǝj- (DN), mȧni- (O) 'sich beugen, sich verbeugen, sich verneigen'
Hungarian: mén, mény (dial.) 'Brunnenschwengel', ménágas (dial.) 'ein vertikaler Balken'
Enets (Yen): munua- (Ch.), muna- (B) 'biegen (die Schlittenkufe)'
Nganasan (Tawgi): muniʔe- 'biegen'
Selkup: mîn- (Ta.), mên-, men- (Ke.), men- (Ty.) 'вогнуть'
Kamass: mшn- 'sich biegen'
Addenda: Koib. мунублямъ
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