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Proto-Altaic: *sī́ju ( ~ -o)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to bite, break
Russian meaning: кусать, ломать
Turkic: *sɨ̄-
Mongolian: *süji-
Tungus-Manchu: *sia-
Comments: A Western isogloss. Mong. *süji- is a usual metathesis < *sijü-. Cf. also *siju 'ear-ring'.

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