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Proto-Altaic: *si̯uču
Meaning: diarrhoea
Russian meaning: понос
Turkic: *sɨč-
Mongolian: *čiča-ga
Tungus-Manchu: *sosa-
Korean: *čɨ̀čhɨ́i-
Comments: EAS 96, 144, SKE 36-37. Mong. is hardly < Turk., despite Щербак 1997, 145. Mong. and Kor. have an assimilation (*s- > *č-), usual for this type of roots. In Jpn. cf. perhaps OJ susu-pana, MJ sùsú-bànà 'snivel from the nose' (cf. mod. hana-kuso, lit. 'nose faeces').

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