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Proto-Altaic: *dằgì
Meaning: enemy, alien
Russian meaning: враг, чужак
Turkic: *jagɨ
Mongolian: *dajin
Tungus-Manchu: *dagu-r
Korean: *tōi
Japanese: *(d)ìkùsà
Comments: EAS 50, 88, KW 83, Владимирцов 267, Дыбо 7, 15. Borrowing in Mong. from Turk. (TMN 4, 101-102, Щербак 1997, 121) is impossible. A suffixed form *dagi-gu (*dagi-u) accounts for labialization in the second syllable (in TM, Jpn. and, originally, in Kor.).

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