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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *ijsV
Meaning: soot, smoke
Russian meaning: копоть, дым
Turkic: *ɨjs
Mongolian: *(h)isu
Comments: Poppe 116, VEWT 167, KW 210, АПиПЯЯ 286, Лексика 371. A Turk.-Mong. isogloss. Cf. Kor. ìs 'moss' (?)

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Proto-Turkic: *ɨjs
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 smoke 2 soot, dirty smoke 3 scent, odour 4 fumes
Russian meaning: 1 дым 2 копоть, сажа 3 запах, аромат 4 испарения
Turkish: is 2
Tatar: is 3
Uighur: is 1
Azerbaidzhan: his 2
Turkmen: ɨ̄s 3
Chuvash: jъs 3
Yakut: ɨ̄s 1, 2
Dolgan: ɨ̄s 1, 2
Kirghiz: is 4
Noghai: ijis 3
Karakalpak: ijis 3
Comments: ЭСТЯ 1, 379, Егоров 76, Stachowski 263. The original meaning must have been 'smell, odour', see notes to *ɨ̄ĺ(č) (cf. the opposition ɨs 'soot' - ijis 'smell' in Nogai etc.).

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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *(h)isu
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: soot
Russian meaning: сажа
Written Mongolian: isu, (L 417) isü
Khalkha: is
Buriat: ehen
Comments: KW 210-211.

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