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Borean (approx.) : PVNV
Meaning : smell, breathe, smoke
Eurasiatic : *ṗunV
Afroasiatic : *pVn- 'smell, wind' (Cush., Chad.) (?+ 'nose'
Sino-Caucasian : ST *phaŋ 'smell'
African (misc.) : Bantu *-pùnò, *-pùdò 'nose'.
Notes : For PAA *pVn- 'face' cf. rather PN *pVNV 'face, head' (also PAm *pa(n) 'ear' R 196? [ + A K])
Reference : ND 1738, 1741.

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