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Proto-Altaic: *č`ằjǯV
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: breast
Russian meaning: грудь
Turkic: *čičig (/*čɨčɨg)
Mongolian: *čeɣeǯi
Tungus-Manchu: *ča(i)ǯa-n
Korean: *čjǝ́č
Japanese: *tì, *tìtí
Comments: Martin 227, Lee 1958, 107, АПиПЯЯ 32-33, 76, 88, 279. An expressive reduplicated root, but no doubt common Altaic. Because of its structure, liable to assimilations (*č`ằjǯV > *ǯằjǯV or *č`ằjč`V).

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