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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *tujH
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: water
Chinese: *tujʔ water.
Burmese: LB: Achang ti water.
Kachin: mǝdi1 be wet.
Lushai: tui, KC *Dui water.
Lepcha: dă a pond, a lake, stagnant water
Kiranti: *dhì
Comments: BG: Dimasa di water, Bodo bidǝ́y, Garo tśi, Banpara ti; Rawang thi; Kanauri ti; Vayu ti; Magari di; Pwo, Sgaw thi. Sh. 48, 442; Ben. 45, 134. Initial *dh- in PK is not quite clear. STEDT 372-376: *m-t(w)i ~ *m-twǝy 'water, fluid', *ti(y) 'water' (two protoforms are proposed without comment, but it seems much more probable that we deal with a single root here).
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