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Abkhaz-Adyghe etymology :

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Proto-West-Caucasian: *fV
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: to eat
Abkhaz: á-fa-ra
Abaza: fa-ra
Adyghe: šxǝ-n
Kabardian: šxǝ-n
Ubykh: fǝ-
Comments: PAT *fa, PAK *č-xa- (intr.), *č-xǝ- (tr. > Ad., Kab. šxǝ-n), Ub. 1 sg. á-s-fǝ-n (cf. also 'forage, food'). A rare case of PWC *f. In PAK obviously a compound, but its first component is not yet clear etymologically.

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