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Abkhaz-Adyghe etymology :

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Proto-West-Caucasian: *č̣́ʷa
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: mouth
Abkhaz: a-č̣ǝ́
Abaza: č̣a
Adyghe: ža
Kabardian: źa
Ubykh: č̣́a
Comments: PAT *č̣A; PAK *ža. Ub. and PAT point unambiguously to PWC *č̣́ʷ; reasons for deglottalisation in PAK are not quite clear (regularly *č̣ would be expected).
abadet-prnum,abadet-meaning,abadet-abk,abadet-aba,abadet-adg,abadet-kab,abadet-ubk,abadet-comment,

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North Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-North Caucasian: *č̣wV̆lHV (~-č̣_-,-ɫ-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: cheek; mouth
Proto-Lak: č̣aw
Proto-Lezghian: *č̣ʷal(:a)
Proto-West Caucasian: *č̣́ʷa
Notes: The comparison seems reliable, although the vocalism is not quite clear.
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Lak etymology :

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Lak root: č̣aw
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: cheek
Lak form: č̣aw
Comments: 4th class.
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Lezghian etymology :

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Proto-Lezghian: *č̣ʷal(:a)
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 temple 2 face
Lezghian: c̣ʷel 1
Tabasaran: č̣̌al 1
Udi: č:o 2
Comment: Cf. also Lezg. Khl. č̣ʷɔl 'temple'. Obl. base not quite clear (Khl. č̣ʷɔla-, Tab. č̣̌ali-).
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Sino-Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Caucasian: *č̣wV̆́ɫHV ( ~ šṭ-)
Meaning: mouth, face
North Caucasian: *č̣wV̆lHV (~-č̣_-,-ɫ-)
Sino-Tibetan: *ć(h)ăl ( ~ -ǝ̆-)
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Sino-Tibetan etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ć(h)ăl ( ~ -ǝ̆-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: face, forehead
Tibetan: źal (resp.) mouth, face.
Lushai: čal the forehead, brow, KC *M-tśal.
Comments: Chepang jelh forehead.
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