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Proto-Yenisseian: *ka- / *kǝ-
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: demonstrative stem
Ket: kańiĺ ( < kańi:ĺ3) "thence"; kańīŋǝ1 / kańiŋǝ6 "(towards) there"; South. kaśɛŋ, North. kaśáŋ ( < kaśa:ŋ3) "there"; kʌʔ "in that direction, towards that side"
Yug: kā-t "that", ka-da6 "that (f.)"; kań "there"; kańъ:r "thence"; kańɛ:hš́ "(towards) there"; kʌʔ "in that direction, towards that side"
Kottish: hatuŋ "(towards) there"; hātola "look there!"
Arin: xa-tu (Кл.) "he"
Comments: ССЕ 234. Cf. also PY *ki-. Werner 1, 417. Note that the Ket (but not Yug, and not Ket kʌʔ) forms with ka- are corrected to qa- in Werner 2, 80. If this is correct, another stem, *qa- should be also reconstructed, and Kott. ha- and Ar. xa- can in fact go back to both PY roots.

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