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Gondwan etymology :

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Proto-Gondi-Kui : *bāvk-
Meaning : wild cat
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Proto-Gondi : *bavok-
Proto-Pengo-Manda : *bɔjk- (*-o-)
Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *bāv-li
Notes : It is hard to say whether in PK -k- was lost for phonetical or morphological reasons. If nasalisation in some Kuwi dialects is not secondary (bā̃vli), it may be a trace of an old nasalised velar.
Notes on correspondences : PPM *-ɔ- < *P-a-P-.

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