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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *cVtV ( ~ *c`-)
Meaning: crack, split
Indo-European: *skeid- (-kh-)
Kartvelian: *ćwet-
Dravidian: *čiṭ- (IS: *citV- DED 163)
References: МССНЯ 360; ND 464 *ĉi(w)tV ~ *ĉütV 'to split' (+ WSem.).
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *skeid- (-kh-)
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to split, to divide
Old Indian: chinátti, chintte, ptc. chinná- `to cut off, chop, split, pierce'; cheda- m. `cut, section, portion', chidrá- `torn asunder; pierced', n. `hole, slit, cleft', chidi-, chidira- m. `sword'
Avestan: sidara- `Loch, Öffnung, Riss', avahi-siδyāt_ `er möge zerspalten'
Armenian: chtim `ritze mich, zerkratze mir mit den Nägeln die Haut'
Old Greek: skhízdō, aor. skhí(s)sai̯, ps. skhisthē̂nai̯, pf. ps. éskhismai̯, va. skhistó- `spalte, durchschneiden, trennen', skhída = skhídos sindónos, rhē̂gma Hsch., skhídaks, -akos m. `Splitter, gespaltenes Holz, Scheit, skhídos = tḕn apóskhisin Hsch., skhízda f. `gespaltenes Holz, Scheit', skhindálamo-s, skhindalmó-s m. `Holzsplitter, Haarspalterei etc.', skhôi̯do-s m. = oi̯konómos, tamías (Bez. einer makedonischen Behörde), dat. skoi̯díāi̯ f. `der Fursorgerin, Hausverwalterin' (Naxos); skhísi-s f. `das Spalten, Zerschneiden', skhismó-s m. `id.', skhísma n. `Spalt, Riss'
Slavic: *cēdī́tī, *cēdjь
Baltic: *skeîd- (-ja-) vb. tr. (2), *skaîd-ī̂- vb., *skaîd-ā̂ f. (2), *skī̂d- vb. intr. (2), *skid- vb. intr., *skeîd-ā̂ f., *skeî(d)-mō̃ (-men-)
Germanic: *skit-Vr-a- adj.
Latin: scindō, -ere, scicidī, scissum `schlitzen, zerreisen, spalten'
Celtic: *skeid- > MBret squeigaff `schneiden', Bret skeja `schneiden'
Russ. meaning: раскалывать, разделять
References: WP II 541 f
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Proto-Baltic: *skeîd- (-ja-) vb. tr. (2), *skaîd-ī̂- vb., *skaîd-ā̂ f. (2), *skī̂d- vb. intr. (2), *skid- vb. intr., *skeîd-ā̂ f., *skeî(d)-mō̃ (-men-)
Meaning: divide
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: skíesti (-džia, -dē) `vonanander trennen, scheiden, verwässsern, (den Weg) aufweichen, lösen', skáidīti 'trennen, sondern, analysieren, zerlegen, verkleinern', skaidà 'Zerlegen, Einteilen', skaidmà 'Teil (des Buches), Einteilung', skī́sti (-sta, -dō) 'zergehen, -schelzen, fransig werden, auseinandergehen, -laufen, sich teilen', skìsti (skiñda, skìdō) 'zupfen, rupfen, sich absondern, sich trennen', skiedà (acc. skíedą), skiedrà (acc. skíedrą) 'Span, Splitter', dial. skiedarà 'dass', skiemuõ 'Öffnung zwischen zwei Streifen der Kette, wo das Schiffchen mit dem Faden durchgehet, Zettel bündel (beim Weben), pl. skíemenīs `Weberfaden'
Lettish: šk̨iêst (-žu, -du) `verstreuen, schleudern, vergeuden, vertun', šk̨iêdêt `verspielen, verschleudern, verschwenden', šk̨iêsna, šk̨iesne 'feiner Faden, der sich vom Flachs abteilen lässt, eine Faser überhaupt', šk̨îst (šk̨îstu, šk̨īdu) `auseinanderfallen, -gehen, zergehen, zerschellen', skaîda, skaîds2 `Span, Holzspan', šk̨iêdra, šk̨iêdrs2, šk̨iedris 'Holzfaser; Flachsstengel'
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *skit-Vr-a-
Meaning: thin
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old High German: { scetar `dünn, lückenhaft' }
Middle High German: schiter(e) `dünn, mager, nicht dicht, lücken-, mangelhaft'
German: { (älter) schitter }
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *čiṭ-
Meaning : to snap, crack
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *čiṭ-Vl-
Proto-Telugu : *ciṭ-il-
Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *Siṭ-
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *čiṭ-Vl-
Meaning : to break, snap
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kannada : ciṭlisu
Kannada meaning : to break, snap, crack, burst, etc.
Number in DED : 2510
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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *ciṭ-il-
Meaning : to break, snap, crack, burst, etc.
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : ciṭlu
Telugu (Krishnamurti) : ciṭilu
Additional forms : Also ciṭlincu id. (tr.)
Number in DED : 2510
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Kolami-Gadba etymology :

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Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *Siṭ-
Meaning : to cut
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Parji : ciṭṭ- "to cut, split"
Ollari Gadba : siṭ- "to cut, split"
Number in DED : 2510
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