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Proto-North Caucasian: *s_wēsǝ
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: bride
Proto-Nakh: *sēsa-ḳ
Proto-Lak: sus:
Proto-Lezghian: *s:ʷes:
Proto-West Caucasian: *śʷasa / *śasa
Notes: A common NC kinship term. Its original meaning can be reconstructed as 'bride'; the meaning 'daughter-in-law' in some Lezghian languages is a result of merger with the root *nŭsA which was lost there.

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