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Proto-Turkic: *čɨm
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 turf 2 meadow 3 various kinds of grass (with seeds)
Russian meaning: 1 дерн 2 луг, лужайка 3 различные виды трав
Karakhanid: čɨ/im 1, čimgen 1, 2
Turkish: čimen 2, čim 1; čemen 'тмин; пажитник'
Uzbek: čaman 2, čim 1
Uighur: čim 1, čimän 2
Azerbaidzhan: čämän 2, čim 1
Turkmen: čemen 2, 'bundle, bouquet'
Khakassian: čɨm-čolɣaj 'хлебенки (an edible bulbous plant')
Oyrat: čemene 'потничная трава'
Halaj: čämän, čimän 2 (< Pers.?)
Chuvash: čemčem/n 'горец, птичья гречишка' (Дмитриева-Саллонтаи VII, 49)
Kirghiz: čɨm 1; čemirček 'травянистое растение со съедобным корнем' (cf. also čɨmɨldɨq 'повилика', čɨmɨldɨrɨq, čɨmɨndɨq (dial.) 'чина')
Kazakh: šɨm 1
Noghai: šɨm 1
Gagauz: čim 1, čimen 1, 2
Comments: The primary root is *čɨm 'turf', whence *čim-gen 'meadow', borrowed in Pers. čaman (see EDT 423; not vice versa, despite TMN 2, 99-100); but many of the modern forms meaning 'meadow' or 'bouquet' are already backloans from Persian.
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