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Proto-Turkic: *čičig (/*čɨčɨg)
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 breast (fem.) 2 female sheep 3 sheep tail 4 roasted sheep tail 5 roasted fat
Russian meaning: 1 грудь (женская) 2 овцематка 3 курдюк 4 жареный курдюк 5 жареный жир
Tatar: čɨžɨq (R, Буд. - Kas.), čɨʒɨq (R - Tob.) 5
Middle Turkic: čičiɣ 2, 3 (R - Vam.), čɨčɨɣ, čɨčɨq 4 (R - Zenker)
Chuvash: čǝǯǝ 1
Comments: VEWT 110. An onomatopaeic root, attested late - but possibly archaic because of the external evidence. The assumed semantic development in Chag. and Tat. is 'udder' > 'roasted udder' > 'fat roasted piece of meat'.

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