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Eurasiatic: *pVnV
Meaning: clay, mud
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *pan- (cf. also *bhāy 2693)
Altaic: *beńa
Kartvelian: Georg. puna 'faeces, dung'
Dravidian: *pēnḍ-
Eskimo-Aleut: *ana-ʁ- ?
References: ND 1669 *p[ü](g)ŋV 'dirt, faeces' (Kartv. + SH, with a great deal of confusion). Cf. also *ṗoŋV. [If the original meaning is "red clay", one could compare BF *puna 'red colour, blood'?]

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