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Yenisseian etymology :

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Proto-Yenisseian: *har-
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: Arin; slave, servant
Kottish: arɨn-gɨt (Бол.) 'slave'; harangat (M), haranget (Сл, Кл); Ass. xáranget (Сл, Кл) 'servant'
Arin: ar (M), ara (M, Мес.) 'Arin'
Comments: ССЕ 230. The self-denomination of the Arins, probably originally meaning 'warrior' (cf. the external evidence), and with a characteristic semantic transition 'Arin' > 'slave' in Kottish - apparently reflecting intertribal relations between Yenisseians. Werner 1, 57 (doubting the comparison without additional arguments).

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