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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *čīme
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 top (of tree, mountain) 2 crown, sinciput
Russian meaning: 1 вершина (дерева, горы) 2 темя
Evenki: čīme 1
Even: čem 1
Nanai: čimčikē̃ 2 (Он.)
Comments: ТМС 2, 395. Cf. also Evk. čīmka 'middle post in the house'.

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