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Proto-Altaic: *dék`à
Meaning: a k. of reed or bamboo
Russian meaning: вид тростника или бамбука
Turkic: *jEken
Mongolian: *dek-
Tungus-Manchu: *deke-
Korean: *tái
Japanese: *tákái
Comments: Martin 225, Whitman 1985, 188, 215, Дыбо 11. The tone incongruence between Kor. and Jpn. should be explained by contraction in Kor.; however, the zero reflex in Kor. is somewhat strange (one would at least expect *tahi).
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Proto-Turkic: *jEken
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: a k. of grass, reed
Russian meaning: вид травы, тростника
Old Turkic: jigen (OUygh.)
Karakhanid: jigen (MK)
Tatar: jegɛn (dial.), ǯikɛn
Middle Turkic: jekän (R.), jigän (AH)
Uzbek: jäkän
Uighur: jekän
Turkmen: jeken
Oyrat: jeken, jekken, d́ēken
Kirghiz: ǯeken
Kazakh: žeken
Noghai: jeken
Bashkir: jekän
Balkar: zegen
Karakalpak: žiken
Comments: EDT 913, VEWT 195, ЭСТЯ 4, 172-173. Turk. > Mong. ǯeken, ǯege-sün (KW 472, Щербак 1997, 123); Hung. gyékény (MNyTESz 1, 1125).
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *dek-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: a k. of grass
Russian meaning: вид травы
Kalmuck: dekm 'Leinpflanze'
Comments: KW 85.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *deke-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 a k. of willow 2 rope made from it 3 bush 4 tree
Russian meaning: 1 тальник 2 канат из тальниковых прутьев 3 куст 4 дерево
Negidal: dekke 1, dexen 2
Jurchen: do-ɣo (115) 4
Ulcha: deke(n) 2, deksu(n) 3
Orok: deksu(n) 3
Nanai: 3
Comments: ТМС 1, 231.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *tái
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: bamboo
Russian meaning: бамбук
Modern Korean:
Middle Korean: tái
Comments: Liu 204, KED 418.
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *tákái
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: bamboo
Russian meaning: бамбук
Old Japanese: take
Middle Japanese: táké
Tokyo: tàke
Kyoto: táké
Kagoshima: táke
Comments: JLTT 539.
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