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Proto-Japanese: *tánkání
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: chisel
Russian meaning: долото, резец
Old Japanese: tagani
Middle Japanese: tágáné
Tokyo: tàgane
Kyoto: tágáné
Kagoshima: tagané
Comments: JLTT 537 (not mentioning the OJ form). Tone in Kagoshima is aberrant. Already in MJ the word was obviously influenced by kane 'metal'.

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