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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *zego
Meaning: young man, brave man
Russian meaning: юноша, храбрец
Turkic: *jEgit / *jigit
Mongolian: *saɣaka-
Korean: *súh
Comments: In Korean one has to presume a rather natural semantic shift 'young man' > 'male'.
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Proto-Turkic: *jEgit / *jigit
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: young man, brave man
Russian meaning: юноша, храбрец
Old Turkic: jigit (OUygh.)
Karakhanid: jigit (MK)
Turkish: jijit
Tatar: jeget
Middle Turkic: jigit (AH, Ettuhf.)
Uzbek: jigit
Uighur: jigit
Sary-Yughur: jigit, jigɨt, jɨgɨt
Azerbaidzhan: igit
Turkmen: jigit
Khakassian: čīt
Shor: čiŋet
Oyrat: d́īt
Tofalar: ńīt
Kirghiz: ǯigit
Kazakh: žigit
Noghai: jigit
Bashkir: jeget
Balkar: ǯigit, zigit
Gagauz: īt
Karaim: igit
Karakalpak: žigit
Salar: jihit, iχit
Kumyk: jigit, igit
Comments: EDT 911, VEWT 203, TMN 4, 185, ЭСТЯ 4, 198-199, Лексика 301. Turk. > WMong. jigede, Kalm. jēdǝ (KW 218).
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *saɣaka-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 nomad neighbour 2 brave man
Russian meaning: 1 сосед по кочевью 2 храбрец
Written Mongolian: saɣaqalta 1 (МХТТТ)
Khalkha: sāxalt 1
Buriat: hāxalzūr 2
Monguor: saGa 'sarrasin' (SM 318)
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *súh
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: male
Russian meaning: самец
Modern Korean: su-
Middle Korean: sú (súh-)
Comments: Nam 313, KED 998.
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