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Proto-Altaic: *či̯ā́tu ( ~ *t-)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: sweet, taste
Russian meaning: сладкий, вкус
Turkic: *dāt
Mongolian: *dadu-
Tungus-Manchu: *ǯutī
Comments: See АПиПЯЯ 13, 14. A Western isogloss. The Turkic forms (where both the meanings 'to taste' and 'to get accustomed (*to taste)' are represented), provide a good link between TM *ǯutī- 'sweet' and Mong. *dadu- 'to get accustomed'. See also notes to *dasa.

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