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Abkhaz-Adyghe etymology :

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Proto-West-Caucasian: *q̇IA
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: to bite
Abkhaz: á-c-ħa-ra
Abaza: c-ħa-ra
Adyghe: ja-ca-q:a-n
Kabardian: (ja)-ʒa-q:a-n
Ubykh: q̇Iǝ-
Comments: Cf. also Abkh. Bz. -c-ħa-, Ub. 1st p. sǝ́-q̇Iǝ-n. In PAT and PAK present is a compound with 'tooth' as a first component: PAT *cǝ-ħa-, PAK *c:a-q:a-. PAT *ħ reflects rather PWC *q̇Í (with palatalization due to Ablaut?); the normal reflex q̇ is present in the reduplicated form PAT *q̇aq̇A (Abkh. á-q̇aq̇a-ra, Abaz. q̇aq̇-ra) = Ub. q̇Iaq̇Iǝ- 'to chew'.
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