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Proto-Japanese: *pítú-nsí
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: sheep
Russian meaning: овца
Old Japanese: pjituzi
Middle Japanese: fítúzí
Tokyo: hìtsuji
Kyoto: hítsújí
Kagoshima: hitsúji
Comments: JLTT 411. The word may indeed have *usi 'ox' (with secondary voicing) in the second part, but Martin's analysis of the first part as *pi 'beard' seems hardly credible (in Kor. jǝm-so the first part is also etymologically "goat", not "beard").

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