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Number: 323
Proto-Semitic: *ḳa(w)š-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'bow'
Akkadian: qaštu
Hebrew: ḳäšät
Arabic: ḳaws-
Geʕez (Ethiopian): ḳast
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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *ḳa(w)s- ~ *ḳis-
Meaning: bow and arrow
Semitic: *ḳa(w)š- 'bow'
Egyptian: ḳꜣs (pyr) 'cord; bind', (MK) 'string a bow'
Central Chadic: *kis- 'bow' 1, 'arrow' 2
East Chadic: *kis- 'bow' 1, 'arrow' 2
South Cushitic: *ḳas- 'arrow'
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Egyptian etymology :

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Old Egyptian: ḳꜣs (pyr)
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'cord; bind', MK 'string a bow'
Notes: ḳꜣs (pyr) 'binden; Strick, Band', Lit MK 'den Boden (mit der Sahne) bespannen'. -ꜣ- represents -a-
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Central Chadic etymology :

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Proto-CChadic: *kis-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'bow' 1, 'arrow' 2
Mbara: kèsé 2 [TMba]
Musgu: kise 1 [LMsg]
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East Chadic etymology :

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Proto-EChadic: *kis-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'bow' 1, 'arrow' 2
Tumak: kès-ké 1 [Cp]
Ndam: ʔad̀ū-kēsé 1 [JgD]
Kwang: kēsé 2 [JgD]
Migama: kêsè1 [Jg]
Bidiya: kḕse 1 [JBid]
Sokoro: sáwìŋ kɛ̀sɛ́ 1 [CLR: 29], kɛsɛ́ 2 [CLR: 3]
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South Cushitic etymology :

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Proto-South Cushitic: *ḳas-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'arrow'
Qwadza (Ngomvia): ḳasa-mato
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