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Dargwa etymology :

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Proto-Dargwa: *beḳ
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: hand
Akusha: beḳ-naIq:
Chiragh: beḳ-naIq:
Comments: The word became homonymous with PD *beḳ 'head', thus the compound beḳ-naIq: is presently understood as "head-arm", which is obviously a folk etymology.

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