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I am gathering data on the diachronic origins of personal pronouns in various world languages. There are numerous cases where they are directly derived from nouns (Indones. saya < sahaya 'servant' etc.) or compositions (Japan. anata 'that side' > 'you').
I am looking for any other interesting cases like these. If you have something in mind, I will greatly appreciate your feedback to babaevyandex.ru. Will definitely refer to you when getting anything published, and will put the summary of this discussion here.