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Borean (approx.) : CVMV
Meaning : eyebrow (> eyelid); hair of head
Eurasiatic : *SVmrV
Afroasiatic : *sVʔVm- (cf. also Cush. *c̣VmVr- 'tail')
Sino-Caucasian : *c̣ɦwä̆mḗ
Austric : PAA *cVm 'hair', (Usher) Yao *syaam 'beard', Daic sam etc.
Amerind (misc.) : *cume 'hair' (R 339) [+ K]; cf. also *čom 'skin' (R 636)
African (misc.) : ? Bantu *-cé(é)mbò 'horn'.
Reference : ND 342, 2070 (with confusion); GE 12 *tsuma (+ Khois., NS)

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