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Proto-Turkic: *gEč-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: a k. of flower
Russian meaning: вид цветка
Turkmen: gečemǯek 'ластовень острый', gečigeči 'пастушья сумка'.
Chuvash: kъčkъ 'catkins, aglets, flower buds' ( > Mari kičke 'willow buds'?)
Kirghiz: küčük 'catkins, aglets, flower buds'
Comments: Федотов 1, 264. Not quite secure, since the root is (folk-etymologically?) contaminated either with geče 'goat' or with *gǖčük 'puppy'.

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