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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ghlēŋ (r-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: marrow
Chinese: *khrēŋ, *ghrēŋ shank bone of ox [Han], 脛 *gēŋʔ leg, shank (*glēŋʔ ?).
Burmese: ńui-tam-kjańh shin, shank, leg (Luce 61).
Kachin: kreŋ3 a vital part, the injury of which insures speedy death.
Lushai: thliŋ marrow.
Lepcha: jăŋ, jŏŋ brain, marrow (?)
Comments: PG *ṭaŋ brain; Mikir arkleŋ; Dimasa buthluŋ ~ bithlim brain. Ben. 39, Gong 73. The root is actively interacting with *(r)kăŋ foot, leg and *(k)rāŋ bone (q. v.), which explains some irregularities.
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