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Proto-Altaic: *kíso
Meaning: to press, squeeze, rub
Russian meaning: давить, сжимать, тереть
Turkic: *Kɨs-
Mongolian: *kisa-
Tungus-Manchu: *kis-k-
Korean: *kɨ̀s-
Japanese: *kǝ́sǝ́nká-
Comments: Poppe 19, 65, 116, VEWT 267, KW 233 (without the Korean parallel), АПиПЯЯ 285. The original meaning may be reconstructed as 'press, scrape off by pressing' (whence 'sharpen' and other meanings). Tone correspondences seem to be regular, but cf. notes on the Korean tone above.

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