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Yenisseian etymology :

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Proto-Yenisseian: *suŕ-
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: yellow
Ket: sulemam (М., Сл.)
Kottish: šui
Pumpokol: túl-si (Сл.)
Comments: ССЕ 278. In Kottish *suŕ- 'yellow' and *sur- 'red, blood' are distinctly opposed; in Ket and Pumpokol they merged for phonetic reasons (merging of the reflexes of *-r- and *-ŕ-). On Werner's reconstruction <*sʌj / *sʌn-> see under *son-.

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