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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *edī-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: husband
Russian meaning: муж
Evenki: edī
Even: edi
Negidal: edī
Ulcha: edi(n)
Orok: edi
Nanai: eǯi
Oroch: edi
Comments: ТМС 2, 437-438. Despite Doerfer MT 18, the root cannot be a Mong. loanword - unlike forms like Evk., Man. eǯen 'host', obviously recent borrowings (cf. Rozycki 67).

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