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Proto-Turkic: *kēt-men
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: hoe, mattock
Russian meaning: мотыга
Old Turkic: ketmen (OUigh.)
Karakhanid: ketmen (MK)
Turkish: gedmen
Middle Turkic: ketmen (Sangl.)
Uzbek: ketmɔn
Uighur: kätmän
Azerbaidzhan: kätmän
Turkmen: kǟtmen
Chuvash: katmak
Kirghiz: ketmen-
Bashkir: kätmän
Comments: VEWT 259, ЭСТЯ 3, 30-31, 5, 65-66, EDT 704. Usually derived from *gēt- 'to notch' - but the semantic shift is not quite satisfactory, and the Oghuz languages (except Turkish with a secondary analogy) systematically distinguish *g- in 'notch' and *k- in 'hoe'.

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