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Borean (approx.) : KVWV
Meaning : cave, hole
Eurasiatic : *ḳVjwV
Afroasiatic : *kVw- 'hole' (Sem., Cush.)
Sino-Caucasian : *guHV́ ( ~ ḳ-)
Austric : *kaj
Amerind (misc.) : *(o)kua 'dig' (R 172) [+ A K]
Reference : ND 1228; Peiros 1989, 127.
Borean (approx.) : TVWV
Meaning : to dig, hole
Afroasiatic : *hut- (+ *taw/y- 'hoe')
Sino-Caucasian : *=ǟtwV
Austric : PAA *tǝw 'hole', PAN *bi'tu 'hole, cavern, pitfall', Tai *tao 'hole in the ground for cooking'.
Borean (approx.) : KVNV
Meaning : hole, cavity
Eurasiatic : *ḳVwVŋV
Sino-Caucasian : *q(w)VŋV
Austric : AN *lǝ(ŋ)kuŋ 'concave', AA *khVŋ id. (Peiros 1989)
Reference : NSC.
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