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Kui-Kuwi etymology :

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Proto-Kui-Kuwi : *bū̆k-
Meaning : cheek; plump
Gondwan etymology: Gondwan etymology
Kui : pūkul "round-faced, plump"
Kuwi (Fitzgerald) : būga "cheek"
Kuwi (Schulze) : bugga "cheek"
Sunkarametta Kuwi : bugga "cheek"
Kuwi (Israel) : būga "cheek"
Additional forms : Also Kui būkūli fat-faced, with cheeks puffed out; ? bṛūkera swollen-faced man or boy; fem. bṛūkeri
Notes : Progressive assimilation in Kuwi, regressive in Kui. In some dialects the root was probably contaminated with *bug- 'bubble'.
Number in DED : 4242

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