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Sino-Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Caucasian: *sHwínṭV
Meaning: sniff, snuff
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
North Caucasian: *s_HwinṭV
Sino-Tibetan: *chūt
Basque: *Sunda
Comments and references : Perhaps derived from *s_HwinV, reflected in Hurr. šūnǝ `breath', PST *suŋ ( ~ ch-) `smell' and Bur. *ṣiŋ `breath; blowing nose'. See NSC 61 *sunV. Cf. PAN *maŋsit 'odor, stench, vile smell'; Bsq. *śudur̄ 'nose' (70).

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