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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *lēmo
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: fresh, raw; vegetables
Russian meaning: свежий, сырой; овощи
Turkic: *jẹ̄miĺč
Mongolian: *lamaɣa
Korean: *nằmằrh
Japanese: *nàmâ
Comments: Martin 232 (Kor.-Jpn.). The Turkic word is traditionally analysed as 'food' ( < *jē- 'eat' < PA *ǯē q. v.), but this may well be a reinterpretation.
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Proto-Turkic: *jẹ̄miĺč
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: vegetable, fruit
Russian meaning: овощи, фрукты
Old Turkic: jemiš (OUygh.)
Karakhanid: jemiš (MK)
Turkish: jemiš
Tatar: jimeš
Middle Turkic: jemiš (Sangl.)
Uighur: jemiš
Azerbaidzhan: jemiš
Turkmen: ijmiš
Khakassian: nimĭs
Chuvash: śimǝś
Tuva: čemiš 'nut kernel'
Kirghiz: ǯimeš
Kazakh: žemĭs
Bashkir: jemeš
Balkar: ǯemiš
Karakalpak: žemis
Comments: EDT 938, VEWT 197. Turk. > MMong. (HY) ǯemiši (see Clark 1980, 42), Hung. gyümölcs (Gombocz 1912).
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *lamaɣa
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: leaf (of some plants)
Russian meaning: лист (некоторых растений)
Written Mongolian: namaɣa (L 562), namči
Middle Mongolian: laba (IM) 'leaf'
Khalkha: namā
Buriat: namā
Kalmuck: namčǝ (КРС)
Ordos: namā
Dagur: lavā 'petal'
Mogol: nōm (Ramstedt 1906)
Comments: The root should be distinguished from *labči (v. sub *li̯àp`[à]). Mong. > Yak. labā 'branch' (possibly through Evk. lawā id., see Poppe 1961, 130, ТМС 1, 485), although Kalm. namčǝ may be a contamination of two roots.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *nằmằrh
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: vegetables, greens
Russian meaning: овощи, зелень
Modern Korean: namul
Middle Korean: nằmằr (nằmằrh-)
Comments: Nam 92, KED 289.
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *nàmâ
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: fresh, raw
Russian meaning: свежий, сырой
Old Japanese: nama
Middle Japanese: nama
Tokyo: náma
Kyoto: nàmâ
Kagoshima: namá
Comments: JLTT 491.
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *lVmV
Meaning: wet
Altaic: *lēmo
Kartvelian: *lumb-
Dravidian: SDR *nam- [3013] 'wet'
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Kartvelian etymology :

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Proto-Kartvelian: *lumb-
Nostratic: Nostratic
Russian meaning: мокрый
English meaning: wet
Georgian: lumṗ-
Svan: lǝmb-
Notes and references: EWK 222. Ср. алт. *lēmo 'сырой, свежий' (?)
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