Change viewing parameters
Switch to Russian version
Select another database

Tungus etymology :

Search within this database
Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *kum-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: evil spirit
Russian meaning: злой дух
Nanai: kumtu (Bik.); qōmio (Он.) 'helping spirit, human-shaped figurine of a god'
Comments: ТМС 1, 431. Attested only in Nanai, but having probable external parallels.

List with all references
Search within this database
Select another database

Total pages generatedPages generated by this script
StarLing database serverPowered byCGI scripts
Copyright 1998-2003 by S. StarostinCopyright 1998-2003 by G. Bronnikov
Copyright 2005-2014 by Phil Krylov