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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *HwVlV
Meaning: to be visible
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *wel-
Altaic: *ìla
Uralic: *wElE
Dravidian: *ēḷ-
Eskimo-Aleut: *alar(i)-
Chukchee-Kamchatkan: *ɫ(e)hu- 'to see, look', *ɫǝ̄ɫā 'eye'
References: NDR 28 *ʔil̄V 'eye', 2481 *wol(y)V 'to look, see' (with incorr. Alt.) (hardly distinguishable).
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *wel-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to see
Tokharian: B yel- 'investigate' (Adams 507)
Germanic: *wlī́-t-a- vb.; *wli-t-u- c., n.; *wlai-t-ō f., *wlai-t-ia- n.
Latin: voltus / vultus, -ūs m. `Gesichtsausdruck, Miene, Aussehen, Gestalt'
Celtic: OIr fil `es gibt' ( = voici ); filis i.seallais `vidit', Cymr gweled `sehen', Bret guelet `la vue', OIr fili, gen. filed `Seher, Dichter'
Russ. meaning: видеть
References: WP I 293 f
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *wlī́tan- vb.; *wlitu-z; *wlitu; *wlaitō, *wlaitia-n
Meaning: see, look
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: *wlaitōn wk. `look around'; wlit-s m. `face, appearance'
Old Norse: līta st. `sehen, schauen'; lit-r, pl. acc. litu `Farbe; Aussehen, Gestalt; Schönheit'; lit n. `Gesicht, Blick' (poet.); leit f. `Suche; Zweck'; leiti n. `Hügel der Ausblick verhindert oder verleiht'
Norwegian: lita `schauen, gehorchen'; leit; leite `Hügel der Ausblick verhindert oder verleiht; Zeitpunkt, Gesichtsweite'
Old English: wlītan `sehen, schauen'; wlite `Aussehen; Glanz', wlitu f. `Form, Art'
Old Frisian: wlite `Angesicht, Aussehen'
Old Saxon: wliti `Glanz, Aussehen, Gestalt'
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 2126
Root: u̯el-1
English meaning: to see
German meaning: `sehen'
Derivatives: u̯l̥-tu- `Aussehen'
Material: Lat. voltus, vultus, -ūs m. `Gesichtsausdruck, Miene, Aussehen, Gestalt' (*vl̥-tu-) stellt sich zu ir. fil `es gibt', alter Imper. *u̯ele (vgl. frz. voici!), cymr. gweled `sehen', bret. guelet `la vue', air. fili (Gen. filed, vorir. Ogam VELITAS) `Seher, Dichter' (*u̯elēts); der Name der germ. Seherin Veleda; im Germ. erscheint eine wohl von *u̯el- abgeleitete Wz. *u̯leid- (*u̯l-ei-d-): got. anda-wleizn n. (?) `Angesicht', aisl. līta, ags. wlītan `sehen, schauen'; schwundstufig got.wlits `Angesicht, Gestalt', aisl. litr (Akk. Pl. litu) `Aussehen, Farbe', as. wliti `Glanz, Aussehen, Gestalt', afries. wlite `Angesicht, Aussehen', ags. wlite ds., auch `Glanz', wlitu f. `Form, Art'; o-stufig das Kausativ got. wlaiton, aisl. leita (*wlaitōn) `sich umsehen nach, suchen' (wozu als Postverbale leit f. `das Suchen', Wissmann Nom. Postverb. 1, 11), ags. wlatian ds.;

    auch germ. *wulþu- m. `Herrlichkeit' (`*Ansehen'): got. wulþus `Herrlichkeit', aisl. Ullr (*wulþuz) `Göttername', ags. wuldor `gloria', vgl. got. wulþrs `Wert', wulþriza `herrlicher'; weiter wulþags `ἔνδοξος'.

References: WP. I 293, WH. II 831.
Pages: 1136-1137
PIE database: PIE database
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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *ìla
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: evident, visible
Russian meaning: очевидный, видимый
Turkic: *iler-
Mongolian: *ile
Tungus-Manchu: *il-
Japanese: *àràp-ar-
Comments: The Karakh. form is isolated, but borrowing is hardly possible here.
altet-prnum,altet-meaning,altet-rusmean,altet-turc,altet-mong,altet-tung,altet-jap,altet-reference,

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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *iler-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to be dimly visible
Russian meaning: быть смутно видимым
Karakhanid: iler- (MK)
Oyrat: eles 'silhouette, ghost', eleste- 'be dimly visible'
Comments: EDT 150. The form attested in MK cannot be a mongolism (primarily for semantic reasons); however, Mong. ilere- also cannot be a Turkism, being rather derived from Mong. ile. Modern Turkic forms - Tuva ilere-, Oyr. iler- 'to become visible' are obvious late mongolisms.
turcet-prnum,turcet-meaning,turcet-rusmean,turcet-krh,turcet-alt,turcet-reference,

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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *ile
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: known, evident, obvious
Russian meaning: известный, очевидный
Written Mongolian: ile (L 404)
Middle Mongolian: ile (SH), ilä̆ (MA)
Khalkha: il
Buriat: eli
Kalmuck: ilǝ
Ordos: ile, ele
Dagur: il, ilēt (Тод. Даг. 146 ilte), ile (MD 171)
Shary-Yoghur: hele
Mogol: ZM ilä (10-2b)
Comments: KW 206, MGCD 407. Initial h- in S.-Yugh. is unclear. Mong. > Man. ile etc., see Doerfer MT 117, Rozycki 116; Yak., Dolg. ile (Stachowski 124).
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *il-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 figure, shape 2 body 3 example 4 exterior
Russian meaning: 1 фигура, форма 2 тело 3 пример 4 внешность
Evenki: ille 2
Even: ilrъ 2, ịlrъ̣n 1, ilun 3
Ulcha: ịlta(n) 4
Nanai: ịlta 4
Comments: ТМС 1, 310, 311.
tunget-prnum,tunget-meaning,tunget-rusmean,tunget-evk,tunget-evn,tunget-ulc,tunget-nan,tunget-reference,

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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *àràp-ar-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to appear
Russian meaning: появляться
Old Japanese: arap-ar-a-
Middle Japanese: àràf-ar-a-
Tokyo: arawaré-
Kyoto: áráwáré-
Kagoshima: arawaré-
Comments: JLTT 677. The Kagoshima accent is aberrant (type B would be expected). The stem *àràpà- is also attested in *àràpà-s- 'to express, cause to appear'.
japet-prnum,japet-meaning,japet-rusmean,japet-ajp,japet-mjp,japet-tok,japet-kyo,japet-kag,japet-comments,

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Uralic etymology :

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Number: 1193
Proto: *wElE
> Nostratic: > Nostratic
English meaning: to understand, think [SAS]
German meaning: ? sehen od. ? anrühren, tasten
Udmurt (Votyak): valal- (S K G) 'verstehen, begreifen, einsehen' ?
Komi (Zyrian): velal- (S), veva.v- (P), vȯ.lal- (PO) 'verstehen, begreifen, lernen; sich gewöhnen' ?
Hungarian: vél- 'meinen, denken, glauben', véleked- 'meinen, denken, vermuten', dial. vélekez-, véleksz- 'sich erinnern' ?
uralet-proto,uralet-prnum,uralet-meaning,uralet-germmean,uralet-udm,uralet-kom,uralet-ugr,

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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *ēḷ-
Meaning : wisdom
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-Gondi-Kui : *ēḷ-
Brahui : hēl
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Gondwan etymology :

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Proto-Gondi-Kui : *ēḷ-
Meaning : mind, wisdom
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *ēḷ-u
Notes : Parallels in Brahui.
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Kui-Kuwi etymology :

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Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *ēḷ-u
Meaning : mind, wisdom
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Kui : ēlu, elki "mind, reason, thought, wisdom, understanding, remembrance"
Kuwi (Schulze) : ēḍu "wisdom"
Additional forms : Also Kui ēlu giva to think, remember
Number in DED : 912
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Brahui etymology :

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Brahui : hēl
Meaning : knowledge, wisdom
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Additional forms : Also BRA hēl kanning to learn; hēl tining to teach
Number in DED : 912
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Eskimo etymology :

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Proto-Eskimo: *alar(i)-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to appear, to become visible
Russian meaning: появляться, стать видным
Proto-Yupik: *alari-ʁ- (-tǝ-)
Proto-Inupik: *alatka-ʁ-
esqet-prnum,esqet-meaning,esqet-rmean,esqet-yup,esqet-inup,

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Yupik etymology :

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Proto-Yupik: *álarí-ʁ- (-tǝ-)
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: to appear, to become clear (about weather) 1, to be visible or audible 2
Russian Meaning: появляться, проясняться 1, быть видимым, виднеться 2
Sirenik: aláʁiχtǝ̄́qǝχtǝ́χ 1, //alaritǝ-(qǝt)- [Vakh.] 2
Chaplino: alīʁaquq 1, alɨʁnakaka* 'to show', alītaquq 2
Naukan: aléʁaqā 1, alénkǝxtaq 'clearly visible'
Alutiiq Alaskan Yupik: alaiʁ- 1
Chugach (AAY): PWS alīʁ- 1
Koniag (AAY): Perry aɫaiʁ- 1
Central Alaskan Yupik: alaiʁ- 1, alaitǝ-
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 18, 19
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Inupik etymology :

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Proto-Inupik: *alatka-ʁ-
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: to appear
Russian meaning: появляться
North Alaskan Inupik: alatkaq- 'to rise over horizon (sun)'
Eastern Canadian Inupik: alakka(q)-
Greenlandic Inupik: alakkaʁ- 'to rise (sun)'
GRI Dialects: EG alakkāʁ- 'to become visible'
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 16
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Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology :

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Proto-Chukchee-Kamchatkan: *'ǝɫɫĕ-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning (Rus.): глаз
Proto-Chukchee-Koryak: *ǝ̣ɫɫạ-
Proto-Itelmen: *lo-ŋ, *lŭl-
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Chukchee-Koryak etymology :

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Proto-Chukchee-Koryak: *ǝ̣ɫɫạ-
Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology: Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology
Meaning (Rus.): глаз
Chukchee: ɫ(ǝ)ɫɛ=, lilɛ́=
Koryak: ɫ(ǝ)ɫa=/ lǝĺá=*, lǝla-t/ lǝ́ĺa-t* du. (III)
Palan: l(ǝ)le=
Alutor: l(ǝ)la=
Comments: Apхаичный глагол с именной основой отмечен в коp. cecáv- 'пеpеглянуться' (НРС 218), см. также еще *ɫ́iɫ́ʁet- 'рассматривать' (1578). Можно предположить, что изначально *ǝ̣ɫɫạ- < *ǝ̣ɫʒạ-.
chuket-prnum,chuket-meaning,chuket-chu,chuket-kor,chuket-pal,chuket-alu,chuket-comments,

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Itelmen etymology :

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Proto-Itelmen: *'lo-ŋ, *'lŭl-
Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology: Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology
Meaning (Rus.): глаз
Itelmen: lo-ŋ sg. (lŏŋ-a-'ń-č dim. pl.), lŭl' pl.
Itelmen meaning: глаз
West Itelmen: ĺĺo, [leĺĺa*] sg., ĺo'ǝĺ pl. (lul-k, lɨl-k loc.) 2, kam-iĺ-kin, kam-lul-kin, kam-lɨl-kin 3
West Itelmen meaning: oculus; ocularis; coecus 3
West Itelmen meaning (Polish): oko 1, oczny 2, ślepy 3
South Itelmen: nana sg., nani-d, [nanni-n*] pl. 1, 'a-nini-k 2
South Itelmen meaning (Latin): oculus 1, caecus 2
South Itelmen meaning (Polish): oko 1, ślepy 2
Number in Volodin 1976: 51, 155, 124, 167
Stebnitsky reference: 89, 90
Comments: В юж. камч. отрицание образовано с помощью каритивного конфикса *'e-...-kV.
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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : HVLV
Meaning : eye, see
Eurasiatic : *HwVlV
Afroasiatic : *ʔil-
Sino-Caucasian : *ʡwĭlʡí
Austric : *lVj
Amerind (misc.) : *ila 'see' (R 613) [+ A]
Reference : ND 28, 2481 (with arbitrary division of SH forms).
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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *ʔil-
Meaning: eye
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Berber: *wall- 'eye' 1, 'eyes' 2
Central Chadic: *Hyal- 'eye'
Beḍauye (Beja): líli 'eye'
Central Cushitic (Agaw): *ʕil- 'eye'
Low East Cushitic: *ʔil- 'eye'
High East Cushitic: *Hill- 'eye'
South Cushitic: *ʔil- 'eye'
Dahalo (Sanye): ʔila 'eye'
Mogogodo (Yaaku): ila 'eyes'
Notes: *ʕ- in Agaw, reconstructed relying on Bilin, may probably be explained by contamination with Afras. *ʕayn- 'eye'. Cf. *ʔilal- 'see, look' (1465), with the same reflexation of *ʔ- as ʕ- in Bilin.
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Berber etymology :

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Proto-Berber: *wall(-Vn)
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'eye' 1, 'eyes' 2
Ghadames: wǝl 1
Ahaggar (Tahaggart): all-ǝn 2
Semlal: wall-ǝn 2
Ntifa: all-n 2
Shawiya: t_-ala 1, 'source, spring'
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Central Chadic etymology :

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Proto-CChadic: *Hyal- (?< *Hyar-)
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'eye'
Buduma=Yedina: yél [CLR: 127]
Gulfey: el [Lk]
Notes: cp. Kotoko sǝ̀, pl. ʔàl [CLR]
cchet-prnum,cchet-meaning,cchet-bud,cchet-gul,cchet-notes,

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Bedauye (Beja) etymology :

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Bedauye: líli
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'eye'
Notes: redupl. <*ʔilʔil- ?
bedet-prnum,bedet-meaning,bedet-notes,

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Central Cushitic (Agaw) etymology :

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Proto-Agaw: *ʕil-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'eye'
Bilin: ʕe/il, ʕayl, il (rare) [Rein Bil 43, 25]
Khamir: (i)el
Khamta: ǝl
Qwara: (y)e
Dembea: (y)il
Qemant: yil
Awiya (Aungi): el, ǝll
Notes: *ʕ- in Bilin instead of the expected *ʔ- under the influence of Afras *ʕayVn- (258)?
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Low East Cushitic etymology :

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Proto-Low East Cushitic: *ʔil-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'eye'
Somali: il
Oromo (Galla): ila
Baiso: il(i)
Arbore: ille
Dasenech (Geleba): iil
Konso: il-da
Bussa: Il-ča
Gidole (Dirasha): il-ta
lecet-prnum,lecet-meaning,lecet-som,lecet-oro,lecet-bay,lecet-arb,lecet-gel,lecet-kon,lecet-bus,lecet-gdl,

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High East Cushitic etymology :

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Proto-High East Cushitic: *Hill-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'eye'
Sidamo: illee
Darasa (Gedeo): ille
Hadiya (Gudella): illi
Alaba: ille
Burji (Bambala, Dashe): ille
Kambatta: ille
hecet-prnum,hecet-meaning,hecet-sid,hecet-dar,hecet-had,hecet-ala,hecet-bmb,hecet-kmb,

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South Cushitic etymology :

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Proto-South Cushitic: *ʔil-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'eye'
Iraqw (Mbulu): ila
Alagwa (Wasi): ila
Burunge (Mbulungi): ila
Asa-Aramanic: ʔil-at
Qwadza (Ngomvia): ili-to
scuet-prnum,scuet-meaning,scuet-irq,scuet-alg,scuet-bur,scuet-asa,scuet-kwz,

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Dahalo etymology :

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Dahalo: ʔila
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'eye'
dhlet-prnum,dhlet-meaning,

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Mogogodo etymology :

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Mogogodo: ila
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'eyes'
mgget-prnum,mgget-meaning,

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Sino-Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Caucasian: *ʡwĭlʡí
Meaning: eye
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
North Caucasian: *ʡwĭlʡi
Sino-Tibetan: *rŭ (s-)
Yenisseian: *de-s
Burushaski: *-́l-ći, *il-
Basque: *le-
Comments and references : HGC 19, DCE 1. The Basque noun *le- occurs only in the compound *le-t-hagin 'eye-tooth, canine tooth, fang'; cf. also Bsq *uler-tu 'to understand'.
sccet-meaning,sccet-prnum,sccet-cauc,sccet-stib,sccet-yen,sccet-buru,sccet-basq,sccet-notes,

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North Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-North Caucasian: *ʡwĭlʡi
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye
Proto-Nakh: *bʡa
Proto-Avaro-Andian: *ħarHi
Proto-Tsezian: *ħɔre B
Proto-Lak: ja
Proto-Dargwa: *ħuli
Proto-Lezghian: *ʔʷil
Proto-Khinalug: pil
Proto-West Caucasian: *b-ĺa
Notes: One of the most widely spread NC roots. Correspondences are regular. See Trubetzkoy 1930, 277.
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Nakh etymology :

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Proto-Nakh: *bʡa
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye
Chechen: bʕärg
Ingush: bʕarg
Batsbi: bʕarḳ
Comments: The PN paradigm was *bʡa, *bʡare-, with a diminutive form *bʡare-ḳ, which was preserved in all languages. The form *bʡa survives as bʕa (somewhat archaic) in Chech. and Ing. The word vacillates between 5th and 6th classes in all languages (bj in Bacb.).
nakhet-prnum,nakhet-meaning,nakhet-che,nakhet-ing,nakhet-bcb,nakhet-comment,

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Avar-Andian etymology :

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Protoform: *ħarHi
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye
Avar: ber
Chadakolob: ber
Andian language: harḳu
Akhvakh: ḳeha
Chamalal: hač̣a
Tindi: haḳ́a
Karata: harḳa
Botlikh: haj
Bagvalal: hač̣a
Godoberi: haj
Comments: Av. paradigm A ( bér-zul, búr-dul); cf. also the locative stem bá-di. Within Andian some forms (Botl., God.; cf. also Cham. Gig. haj) go back to the simple root *harHi, but most forms reflect the diminutive derivate *har(Hi)-ḳV. In Akhvakh there occurred a metathesis: ḳeha < *heḳa < *harHi-ḳV.
aandet-prnum,aandet-meaning,aandet-ava,aandet-avc,aandet-and,aandet-akv,aandet-chm,aandet-tnd,aandet-krt,aandet-btl,aandet-bgv,aandet-gdb,aandet-comment,

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Tsezian etymology :

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Proto-Tsezian: *ħɔre B
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye
Tsezi: ozuri
Ginukh: üžej
Khvarshi: ezal
Inkhokvari: ezol
Bezhta: häre
Gunzib: hare
Comments: Two oblique bases are reconstructable for PTs: *ħɔ- (cf. PGB *ha-, Bezht. hä-, Gunz. ha-) and *ħɔZʷe- (cf. PTsKh *ʔözʷe-, Gin. pl. üže-be, Inkh. eza-). The direct base PTsKh *ʔözʷǝR is obviously a contamination of a former direct base *ʔöR (= PGB *hare) and oblique *ʔözʷe-.
cezet-prnum,cezet-meaning,cezet-cez,cezet-gin,cezet-khv,cezet-inh,cezet-bzt,cezet-gnz,cezet-comment,

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Lak etymology :

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Lak root: ja
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye
Lak form: ja
Comments: 3d class, obl. base ja-ni-. The old oblique base, however, had been i-t:a-, and it is preserved in adverbial forms like it:a-w 'into eyes', it:a-lu 'under eyes' etc., as well as in some old compounds.
laket-prnum,laket-meaning,laket-lak,laket-comment,

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Dargwa etymology :

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Proto-Dargwa: *ħuli
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye
Akusha: ħuli
Chiragh: ʕule
Comments: Cf. also Ur. ħuli, Kub. ule etc.
darget-prnum,darget-meaning,darget-drg,darget-chr,darget-comment,

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Lezghian etymology :

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Proto-Lezghian: *ʔʷil
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye
Lezghian: wil
Tabasaran: ul
Agul: ul
Rutul: ul
Tsakhur: ul'
Kryz: ʕül
Budukh: ʕül
Archi: lur
Udi: pul
Comment: Obl. base PL *ʔʷile-, cf. Lezg. wili, Tab. uli-, Ag. uli-, Rut. uli-, Tsakh. ul'e-. 3d class in all class-distinguishing languages. The Archi form is originally plural ( *ʔʷil-Vr ).

    See Лексика 1971, 196; Гигинейшвили 1977, 69.

lezget-prnum,lezget-meaning,lezget-lzg,lezget-tab,lezget-agu,lezget-rut,lezget-cak,lezget-krz,lezget-bud,lezget-arc,lezget-udi,lezget-comment,

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Khinalug etymology :

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Khinalug root: pil
North Caucasian etymology: 34
Meaning: eye
Khinalug form: pil
khinet-prnum,khinet-meaning,khinet-khi,

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Abkhaz-Adyghe etymology :

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Proto-West-Caucasian: *b-ĺa
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye
Abkhaz: á-la
Abaza: la
Adyghe: na
Kabardian: na
Ubykh: bLa
Comments: PAT *(bǝ)la (in Abkh. dialect variations: á-bla and á-la). Certain problems are connected with the PAK form *na : it is certainly related to PAT and Ub. forms (even several identical compounds with the component 'eye' may be observed in AK and other languages), but reasons for nasalisation are not clear (regularly *da would be expected; note that in this case the root would be homonymous with *da < *ĺA 'ear' q.v.).
abadet-prnum,abadet-meaning,abadet-abk,abadet-aba,abadet-adg,abadet-kab,abadet-ubk,abadet-comment,

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Sino-Tibetan etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *rŭ (s-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: look, examine
Chinese: *sru look, examine.
Burmese: hruʔ look, examine.
Comments: Luce 34.
stibet-prnum,stibet-meaning,stibet-chin,stibet-burm,stibet-comments,

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Chinese characters :

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Character:
Modern (Beijing) reading: sōu
Preclassic Old Chinese: sru
Classic Old Chinese: sru
Western Han Chinese: ṣǝw
Eastern Han Chinese: ṣǝw
Early Postclassic Chinese: ṣiw
Middle Postclassic Chinese: ṣǝw
Late Postclassic Chinese: ṣǝw
Middle Chinese: ṣǝw
English meaning : numerous; look, examine
Russian meaning[s]: шарить, искать; обыскивать; разыскивать; разведывать
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 64
Four-angle index: 6014
Karlgren code: 1097 d
bigchina-reading,bigchina-ochn,bigchina-cchn,bigchina-wchn,bigchina-echn,bigchina-epchn,bigchina-mpchn,bigchina-lpchn,bigchina-mchn,bigchina-meaning,bigchina-oshanin,bigchina-stibet,bigchina-doc,bigchina-radical,bigchina-oshval,bigchina-karlgren,

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Chinese Dialects :

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Number: 1625
Chinese etymology: Chinese etymology
Character:
MC description : 流開三平尤生
ZIHUI: 2282 1518
Beijing: sou 11
Jinan: sou 11
Xi'an: sou 11
Taiyuan: sou 1
Hankou: sou 11
Chengdu: sǝu 11
Yangzhou: sôɨ 11
Suzhou: söy 11
Wenzhou: sau 11
Changsha: sôu 11
Shuangfeng: śie 11
Nanchang: sɛu 11
Meixian: sɛu 11
Guangzhou: šau 11
Xiamen: sɔ 11
Chaozhou: siǝu 11
Fuzhou: seu 11
Shanghai: sôɨ 1
Zhongyuan yinyun: sou 1
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Yenisseian etymology :

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Proto-Yenisseian: *de-s
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye
Ket: dēś
Yug: des
Kottish: tīš, асс. teš, tiš
Arin: ti-eŋ
Pumpokol: dat
Comments: ССЕ 220. The root proper is *de- (cf. the Arin form representing an original pluralm as well as Kott. te-gan, te-kan 'light' = 'eye' + 'light', see *gǝʔn); the final *-s is a singulative morpheme (cf. -sa in *xu-sa 'one', as well as *pa 'time(s)' : *pa-s 'one time'). Werner 1, 187 <*det' / *des>.
yenet-prnum,yenet-meaning,yenet-ket,yenet-sym,yenet-kot,yenet-ari,yenet-pum,yenet-notes,

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Burushaski etymology :

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Common Burushaski: *-́l-ći, *il-
Sino-Caucasian Etymology: Sino-Caucasian Etymology
Meaning: eye
Yasin: -́lći
Hunza: -́lćin
Nagar: -́lćin
Comments: il- in compounds like il-gaṭ `corner of the eye' etc.; also il `needle ear, small hole' (Yas., Hun., Nag. + Sh. ĩ́ĩl).
buruet-prnum,buruet-meaning,buruet-yas,buruet-hun,buruet-ngr,buruet-notes,

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Basque etymology :

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Proto-Basque: *le-t-hagin
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: eye-tooth, canine tooth, fang
Bizkaian: latagin, betagin
Gipuzkoan: letagin, (Ernani) betagin, (Etxarri) matagin
High Navarrese: letagin, litagin, latagin
Low Navarrese: letagin, letain
Lapurdian: litagin, letain
Baztanese: litain
Zuberoan: letágin
Comments: A compound of *le- (a reduced form of PSC *ʡwĭlʡí 'eye') + Bsq *hagin 'tooth' (q.v.). The intervening *-t- is a fossilized oblique marker, familiar from other Bsq compounds (cf. sutargi 'firelight' < *śu + *-t- + *argi, etc.). Western Bsq betagin is an innovative reinterpretation, based on Bsq *begi 'eye' (q.v.).
basqet-prnum,basqet-meaning,basqet-bzk,basqet-gip,basqet-anv,basqet-bnv,basqet-lab,basqet-bzt,basqet-zbr,basqet-comments,

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Austric etymology :

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Proto-Austric: *lVj
Meaning: to see
Proto-Austroasiatic: lVj
Austroasiatic meaning: see
Munda parallels: M lɛl to see < Munda
Proto-Thai: lɛ:.A to see, watch
austr-meaning,austr-aa,austr-aame,austr-mun,austr-tai,

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Austro-Asiatic etymology :

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Proto-Austro-Asiatic: lVj
Meaning: see
Austric etymology: Austric etymology
Thai: lɛ:.A to see, watch
Proto-Katuic: EK *lǝj
Proto-Monic: M gla:j
Proto-Aslian: JAHAI ʔɛl
aaet-meaning,aaet-prnum,aaet-thai,aaet-kat,aaet-mon,aaet-asli,

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Katuic etymology :

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Proto-Katuic: *l[a/ǝ]j
Meaning: see
Presyllable: #
Austro-Asiatic etymology: Austro-Asiatic etymology
Proto-East Katuic: *lǝj
katet-meaning,katet-prpr,katet-prnum,katet-ekat,

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East Katuic etymology :

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Proto-East Katuic: *lǝj
Meaning: see
Presyllable: #
Katuic etymology: Katuic etymology
Pakoh: lǝj.L
Pakoh meaning: to see (PC)
Taojh: lǝj.L
Taojh meaning: to see (VL)
Katu dialects (1): lʌj
Katu dialects (2): lʌj
Katu dialects (3): lʌj
Katu dialects (4): lʌj
Katu meaning: to see
ekatet-meaning,ekatet-epre,ekatet-prnum,ekatet-pak,ekatet-pakme,ekatet-tao,ekatet-taome,ekatet-and,ekatet-hka,ekatet-hkv,ekatet-kph,ekatet-katme,

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Aslian etymology :

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Proto-Aslian:
Austro-Asiatic etymology: Austro-Asiatic etymology
Meaning: see
Jahai: ʔɛl
asliet-prnum,asliet-meaning,asliet-jhi,

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