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Sino-Tibetan etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ćim ( ~ ʒ́h-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: sweet, pleasant to the taste
Tibetan: źim well-tasted, sweet-scented.
Burmese: ćhimʔ be pleasant to the taste, savory, delicious.
Kachin: čim1 to taste.
Lushai: KC *sim (?).
Comments: Atong sĭm; Kanauri im; Bahing dźi-dźim; Aka dźim-tśi fresh (water). Sh. 136; Ben. 29.

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