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Proto-Altaic: *si̯ùŋu
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to whine, weep
Russian meaning: плакать, визжать
Turkic: *siŋ- (~ -ɨ-)
Tungus-Manchu: *soŋa-
Japanese: *sùná-
Comments: An onomatopoeic root, but with quite good correspondences. Cf. also notes to *si̯ā́ńi. {ND 2092 compares also WMo seŋgene- 'sing (of wind'): possible if < *siŋgene-.}

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