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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *k`ā́č`V
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: a k. of vessel
Russian meaning: вид сосуда
Turkic: *Kāča
Tungus-Manchu: *xaču-kan
Comments: A Turk.-Tung. isogloss.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *Kāča
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: earthenware vessel, cup
Russian meaning: глиняный сосуд, чаша
Karakhanid: qača (MK)
Turkish: kap-kaǯak
Uighur: qača
Azerbaidzhan: Gab-GaǯaG
Turkmen: Gāp-GāǯaG
Yakut: xāhax 'big leather-bag, big leather-sack'
Comments: VEWT 217 (hardly < Pers.), EDT 590, ЭСТЯ 5, 342-343.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *xaču-kan
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: kettle
Russian meaning: котел
Literary Manchu: χačuχan, χančuχan
Ulcha: χačoa(n)
Orok: χačụɣa(n)
Nanai: χačoχã
Oroch: xačua(n)
Comments: ТМС 1, 464-465.
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *ḳocV
Meaning: basket
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *kʷas-
Altaic: *k`ā́č`V
Uralic: *koća (cf. also (kičV ~ *küčV , *koća, *kućV)
Kartvelian: Georg. ḳvac̣ia 'small earthen pot'
Dravidian: *kus- (?)
References: МССНЯ 345, ОСНЯ 1, 365; ND 993 *ḳoʔVćV 'basket'.
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *kwas- / -e-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: basket
Old Greek: kǟmó-s m. `Maulkorb, geflochtener Deckel der Stimmurne, Fischreuse, Mundbinde' (> lat. cāmus)
Slavic: *košь
Baltic: *kes-el-ia- c.
Latin: quālum, -ī n.; quālus, -ī m. `geflochtener Korb, Woll-, Spinnkorb'; quăsillum `Körbchen, Wollkörbchen'; cōlum, -ī 'цедильное ситце; сито, решето; песочный фильтр; рыболовная верша'
Russ. meaning: корзина, плетенка
References: WP I 507
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Vasmer's dictionary :

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Word: кош
Near etymology: II., род. п. коша́ "плетеная корзина", укр. кiш, род. п. коша́, блр. кош "ларь на мельнице", ст.-слав. кошь κόφινος "корзина, короб" (Супр.), болг. кош "большая корзина", сербохорв. ко̏ш, род. п. ко̀ша "верша, корзина для ловли рыбы", словен. kòš, род. п. kóša, чеш., слвц. kоš "корзина", польск. kosz -- то же, в.-луж. kоš.
Further etymology: Праслав. *kosi̯o- родственно лат. quālum "плетеная корзина" (из *quaslo-), quasillus "корзиночка"; см. Бернекер 1, 586 и сл.; Педерсен, IF 5, 53; Траутман, ВSW 119; Вальде--Гофм. 2, 397. См. коша́ра. Неприемлемо сравнение Уленбека (РВВ 29, 332 и сл.) с др.-исл. hagi "выгон", ср.-в.-н. hас "ограда", д.-в.-н. hесkа, hegga "изгородь", кельт. *kagio-, кимр. сае (Стокс 66).
Pages: 2,359-360
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *kes-el-ia- c.
Meaning: a k. of basket
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: kẽseli-s, -ē 'aus Gerten geflochtener Sack zum Krebsfang', keselī̃-s 'Korb zum Tragen von Heu und Kleinfutter für das Vieh'
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 1081
Root: kʷas-i̯o-, -lo-
English meaning: basket-work
German meaning: `Flechtwerk, geflochtener Korb'
Material: Lat. quālum (quallus) `geflochtener Korb' (*ku̯aslom, vgl. das Deminutiv:) quăsillus, -um `Körbchen, Wollkörbchen' (mit emphatischem -ss-);

    abg. košь `Korb' (*kʷas-i̯o-s), russ. koš `Korb, Fischreuse; Hürde' usw., auch ksl. košar(j)a `Hürde' usw., russ. košélь `Korb, Brotsack'.

References: WP. I 507, Trautmann 119, WH. II 397.
Pages: 635
PIE database: PIE database
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Uralic etymology :

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Number: 327
Proto: *koća
> Nostratic: > Nostratic
English meaning: basket, vessel made of birch bark
German meaning: Korb, Schachtel aus Birkenrinde
Finnish: kosio, kalakosio (dial.) 'großer Fischkorb aus Birkenrinde' ?
Saam (Lapp): guöšše (N) 'Rindenkorb', kī̊išše (T), kūišš (Kld.), kuoišš (Not.) 'Tragekorb aus Birkenrinde' ?
Khanty (Ostyak): kŏt́ǝk (Vj.) 'Rindenschachtel von der Form einer Schöpfkelle' ?
Mansi (Vogul): sān-χos (So.) 'kleiner Rindenkorb'
Addenda: Olon. koiza, kozja 'kleiner Rindenkorb mit Henkel aus Birkenrinde'
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *kus-
Meaning : potter caste
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *kus-
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *kus-
Meaning : potter
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : kuyam (kucam- first member of cpds.)
Tamil meaning : potter caste
Tamil derivates : kuyavan_, kucavan_ potter; fem. kuyatti, kucatti; potter
Malayalam : kuyavan, kuśavan
Malayalam meaning : potter; fem. kuyatti, kuyavi, kuśavi
Kannada : kōva, kuvara
Kannada meaning : potter
Tulu : kusave
Tulu meaning : potter
Proto-Nilgiri : *kō-
Number in DED : 1762
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Nilgiri etymology :

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Proto-Nilgiri : *kō-
Meaning : Kota man
South Dravidian etymology: South Dravidian etymology
Kota : kōv
Toda : kwɨ̄f
Additional forms : Also Kota kōty Kota woman; kō mog Kota child; kō kāl Kota village (for kāl, see 1484); Toda kwɨ̄ty Kota woman; kwɨ̄ kōl Kota village
Number in DED : 1762
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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : KVCV
Meaning : basket
Eurasiatic : *ḳoćV
Afroasiatic : *kaʔ/wac-
Sino-Caucasian : *xq̇HwéčwV
Reference : МССНЯ 345; ND 993.
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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *kaʔ/wac-
Meaning: vessel, receptacle
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Semitic: *kaʔs- 'vessel for beer' 1, 'bowl' 2
Egyptian: kꜣs 'vessel'
Western Chadic: *kVʔwac- 'kind of a drum'1, 'gourd-dipper' 2
Central Chadic: *kwac- 'quiver'
East Chadic: *kV-kVs- 'pot, mug'
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Semitic etymology :

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Number: 253
Proto-Semitic: *kaʔs-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'vessel for beer' 1, 'bowl' 2
Akkadian: kâsu 1
Hebrew: kōs 2
Arabic: kaʔs- 2
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Egyptian etymology :

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Old Egyptian: kꜣs
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'vessel' (late)
Notes: EG V 108
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West Chadic etymology :

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Proto-WChadic: *kwac- (< *kaʔwac-)
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'kind of a drum, a special vessel'
Hausa: kṑc̣ó
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Central Chadic etymology :

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Proto-CChadic: *kwac-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'quiver'
Gaanda: kùčè-ta [Kr N 236]
Gabin: kùčè-ta
Boka: kùčè-ta
Hwona: kwǝšà-rà
Bura: kwàʒa
Chibak: kwaʒà
Kilba: gwâdǯa
Ngwaxi: kwǝ̀ǯa
Margi: kwàʒa
Wamdiu: kwaʒà
Gude: kwàʒa
Nzangi: kùsù-re
Mwulyen: kóso-ró
Notes: -ʒ- < *-c- in bura and bata groups is regular.
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East Chadic etymology :

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Proto-EChadic: *kV-kVs-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'pot, mug'
Dangla: kɛ̀-kɛ́ɛsè [Fd]̀
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Sino-Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Caucasian: *xq̇HwéčwV
Meaning: a k. of vessel
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
North Caucasian: *q̇_HečwV
Yenisseian: *ʔɨʔɨǯ- ( ~ x-, -G-)
Burushaski: *kháći
Basque: *koću
Comments and references : Cf. also Basque *kuća (419).
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North Caucasian etymology :

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Proto-North Caucasian: *q̇_HečwV
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: a k. of vessel, jar
Proto-Lak: q:Iač̣i
Proto-Lezghian: *q̇(I)eč ( ~ -ä-)
Notes: A Lak-Lezg. isogloss. As usual, in a root with two stops there occur assimilative processes: Lak. reflects a metathesis of labialisation (*q̇_HečwV > *q̇_HwečV), with a subsequent assimilation (*q̇_HwečV > *q̇_HwEč̣V > q:Iʷač̣i). Perhaps we should relate here also Khin. ḳučɨ 'small jug', although the initial velar is irregular (q̇- would be regularly expected).
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Lak etymology :

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Lak root: q:Iač̣i
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: a flat earthenware vessel (for filtering milk)
Lak form: q:Iač̣i
Comments: Cf. Khosr. q:Iʷač̣i 'jar, jug'.
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Lezghian etymology :

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Proto-Lezghian: *q̇(I)eč ( ~ -ä-)
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 earthenware pot 2 earthenware jug (e.g.for milk)
Lezghian: q̇eč 1
Kryz: q̇eč 2
Comment: Cf. also Lezg. Khl. q̇ič 'churn'.
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Yenisseian etymology :

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Proto-Yenisseian: *ʔɨGɨǯ- (~x-, -ʔ-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: vessel made of birch bark
Ket: ɨ:t, pl. ɨ̄reŋ1 (Bak., Sur. ɨ̄dǝŋ1), (Kl.) ɨggut
Yug: ɨ:t́, pl. ɨd́eŋ1
Comments: ССЕ 196. Werner 2, 434 <*ɨgǝt'>: final -t' is incorrect (definitely *-ǯ should be reconstructed), but the emendation of *ɨ̄ (Werner would have had *ɨʔǝ) to *ɨGV (which is suggested by 3d tone and reconstructed *ɨgǝ) is correct: the form *ʔɨ̄ǯ- in КС... is indeed erroneous.
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Burushaski etymology :

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Common Burushaski: *kháći
Sino-Caucasian Etymology: Sino-Caucasian Etymology
Meaning: bucket (for milking or butter)
Yasin: kháći
Hunza: kháći
Nagar: kháći
Comments: Sh. khã́ãćo
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Basque etymology :

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Proto-Basque: *koću
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: 1 large vessel for keeping milk or water 2 wooden vessel for keeping water and whetstone 3 vessel used by herdsmen 4 small wooden bowl or basin
Low Navarrese: kotxu 3, (Aldude) kotxu 1, (Hazparren) kotxu 2
Salazarese: kotxu 2
Baztanese: kotxu 2
Zuberoan: khotsü, khotxü 1, kotxü-ska 4
Roncalese: kotxu 2
Comments: An eastern Bsq word, this is no doubt the designation of an ancient artifact, with a close phonetic and semantic match in PEC *q̇_HečwV.
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