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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *cu
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: burn, bake
Tibetan: ãchod (p. bcos, f. bco, i. chos, chod) to bake; to cook in boiling water.
Burmese: ćhu to boil (intr.), bubble.
Kachin: ǯu2 to burn, as wood.
Lushai: thu dry (as fish); be half burnt.
Kiranti: *cǝ́
Comments: BG: Garo so, Dimasa sau burn. Ben. 63; Mat. 165. Cf. also OCh. 燥 *sāwʔ dry; Lush. fu be dry, have had all the fluid extracted; Kar. *ʒu, Naga *cu, Mikir meke-cho 'burn'; Tani: Gallong mi-co, Tagin mǝ-cu (tayu) 'ashes'. Suffixed forms are present in Konyak (Wancho) van-suŋ, šun, Kanauri con 'burn'. [Cf. also AA: Khm. rǝmso:h 'to dry', Chrau sǝh 'dry', see Peiros 1998, 226]

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