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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *kik-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to bite 2 to cut oneself (by rubbing at a rope) 3 to become torn (of a rope, chain)
Russian meaning: 1 кусать 2 порезаться (о веревку) 3 порваться (о веревке, цепи)
Evenki: kik- 1
Even: qịq- 1 (Новикова 1980, 183)
Negidal: kik- 1
Nanai: kikia- 2 (Он.), kikpē- 3 (Он.)
Comments: ТМС 1,391-392. The dialectal Evk. variant kē̂k- is expressive, but by no means < Mong. kiqa- 'irritate, intimidate', as suggested in Poppe 1972, 103.

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