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Proto-Japanese: *mía
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 woman 2 female
Russian meaning: 1 женщина 2 самка
Old Japanese: mje 1
Middle Japanese: mé 1
Tokyo: me-sú 2
Kyoto: mé-sù
Kagoshima: me-sú
Hateruma: mìdùmú 1
Yonakuni: mìnúNà 1
Comments: JLTT 474, 476. Although modern dialects point to *mià-sù, RJ has explicitly mé with a high tone.

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