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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *ùč`e
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: reason
Russian meaning: причина
Turkic: *üč-ün
Mongolian: *učir
Tungus-Manchu: *uč-
Korean: *áčh
Comments: In Mong. the root reflects a partial contamination with *ŭ́t`a q. v.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *üč-ün
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: because of, for the sake of
Russian meaning: потому что, по причине
Old Turkic: üčün (Orkh., OUygh.)
Karakhanid: üčün
Tatar: ü̆čĭn
Middle Turkic: ičün, ičin (Pav. C.), üčün (AH)
Uzbek: učun
Uighur: üčün
Azerbaidzhan: üčün
Turkmen: üčīn
Khakassian: üčün
Shor: üǯün
Chuvash: -šъn
Yakut: ihin
Dolgan: ihin
Kirghiz: üčün
Kazakh: üšĭn
Noghai: üšin
Bashkir: ü̆čü̆n
Balkar: üčün
Gagauz: ičin
Karaim: ičün
Comments: EDT 28-29, VEWT 169, ЭСТЯ 1, 642-643, Stachowski 123. A variant *uč- is also attested in *učun 'because' (VEWT 509), *učra- 'to meet' (ibid.; the latter, however, may be < Mong. učira-, see Щербак 1997, 211; see *ut`à). The common Turkic form is in fact an instrumental case.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *učir
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: cause, reason
Russian meaning: причина
Written Mongolian: učir(a) (L 859: učir)
Middle Mongolian: učir 'Gelegenheit, Zeit' (HYt)
Khalkha: učir
Buriat: ušar
Kalmuck: učr
Ordos: učir
Dagur: očir (Тод. Даг. 160)
Mogol: ZM očur 'time' (19-5b)
Comments: KW 453.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *uč-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 case, fate 2 time, season
Russian meaning: 1 случай, судьба 2 пора, время
Even: ụčịq 1
Literary Manchu: učuri 2
Comments: ТМС 2, 296-297. Man. may be < Mong. (see Doerfer MT 139, Rozycki 215).
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *áčh
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: reason
Russian meaning: причина
Middle Korean: áčh
Comments: Nam 350.
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *HUcwV
Meaning: reason, effort
Altaic: *ùč`e
Uralic: *wač3 (FP also *wašV) [probably more than one root]
Kartvelian: *ɣwać̣-
Dravidian: *uǯ-
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Uralic etymology :

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Number: 1117
Proto: *wač3 (FP also *wašV)
> Nostratic: > Nostratic
English meaning: understanding, memory
German meaning: Verstand; Gedächtnis, Erinnerung
Mordovian: važov (E) 'verständig, klug'
Komi (Zyrian): veže̮r (S) 'Verstand, Vernunft, Gedächtnis, Urteilskraft', vi.žør (PO) 'Verstand'
Khanty (Ostyak): ŏš (Kaz. Ni.), ăs (O) 'Gedächtnis, Verstand, Fähigkeit, Erinnerung', ŏtšam (Kaz.), ătsȧm (O) 'vergeßlich, dumm, eigensinnig ( > Mansi So. ossam, LO ussam 'toll, verrückt, dumm') ?
Mansi (Vogul): åš (T), os (So.) 'Verstand', ast (KM), oštǝ (P), ost (So.) 'wach' ? [TJ os, LM LU us 'Verstand' - rejected by Redei]
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Kartvelian etymology :

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Proto-Kartvelian: *ɣwać̣-
Nostratic: Nostratic
Russian meaning: усилие, попытка
English meaning: effort, attempt
Georgian: ɣvac̣- 'to strive', ɣvac̣l- 'merit'
Megrel: ɣunč̣-
Megrel meaning (Rus.): напрягаться
Megrel meaning (Eng.): to strive
Svan: ɣweč̣-
Svan meaning (Rus.): стремиться, гнаться
Svan meaning (Eng.): to strive, pursue
Notes and references: EWK 390. ?Ср. алт. *uč`e 'причина'.
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *uǯ-
Meaning : truth
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-Gondi-Kui : *uǯ-
Proto-North Dravidian : *uǯ-gō
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Gondwan etymology :

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Proto-Gondi-Kui : *uǯ-
Meaning : truth
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *uǯj-e-
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Kui-Kuwi etymology :

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Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *uǯj-e-
Meaning : truth; false
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Kui : uje, ujene
Khuttia Kui : truth, accuracy, certainty; true, etc.; truly, etc.
Kuwi (Fitzgerald) : ūjjoje'e "falsely"
Kuwi (Schulze) : ucee veh'nasi "liar"
Additional forms : Also Kuwi_F ūjje'e falsehood.
Notes : This cluster is reconstructed because of irregular devoicening in Kuwi_S, which cannot be explained otherwise.
Number in DED : 583
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North Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-North-Dravidian : *uǯ-gō
Meaning : true, upright
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kurukh : ujgō "uprightness, moral rectitude; adj. straight, upright; (Hahn) straight, right, true, straightforward"
Malto : ugjo "true, real; truth"
Number in DED : 583
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