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Proto-Japanese: *nàpǝ́
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: better, more
Russian meaning: лучше, больше
Old Japanese: nap(w)o
Middle Japanese: nàfó
Tokyo: náo
Kyoto: nàó
Kagoshima: náo
Comments: JLTT 493. All evidence points to *nàpǝ́, except for Kagoshima (possibly under literary influence).

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