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\data\alt\japet
Proto-Japanese: *tí
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: blood
Russian meaning: кровь
Old Japanese: ti 'blood; spirit, force'
Middle Japanese: tí
Tokyo: chì
Kyoto: chī́
Kagoshima: chí
Nase: čí
Shuri: čī́
Hateruma: ʒɨ̄̀
Yonakuni: čī́
Comments: JLTT 545. The reading ti for 'blood' in OJ is quite certain because of the makurakotoba tipayaburu, which is written alternatively with the characters 知 (Kojiki), 千 (e.g. Man'yōshū 2663) and 血 (Man'yōshū 3236).
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