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Proto-Yenisseian: *k-i (~g-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: to scrape, plane
Ket: kīj, kī (Werner 1, 435: t-k-ā-v-i 'ich schabe es')
Yug: t-k-ā:h-b-i(ʔ) 'ich schabe es'
Comments: ССЕ 239. Werner 1, 435-436 *ki / *kiʔ. Since k- here is clearly a preverb, the actual root may be in fact the same as *ʔīGV 'whet, sharpen' q.v.

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