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Proto-Altaic: *ni̯ā̀da ( ~ -i̯o-)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to suffer, pine, tarry
Russian meaning: страдать, изнывать
Turkic: *jAdna-
Mongolian: *naǯa- ( < *naǯi-)
Tungus-Manchu: *ńāda
Japanese: *nàjàm-
Comments: One of common Altaic verbs of emotion. The original meaning was probably something like 'languish', which would explain all the individual semantic developments.

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