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Sino-Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Caucasian: *xq̇winV̆́
Meaning: (finger)nail; peg
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
North Caucasian: *ɦq̇wĭnV̆
Sino-Tibetan: ? Magar ar-kin, Sunwar gē 'fingernail'
Yenisseian: *ʔīń- (~x-)
Comments and references : NSC 56 *xq̇winV. Vowel length correspondence seems irregular. Cf. also ND *gʷā̀N 'fingernail'.

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