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Avar-Andian etymology :

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Protoform: *c̣:ʷijV
North Caucasian etymology: North Caucasian etymology
Meaning: female
Avar: c̣:úja-b
Chadakolob: c̣ʷíja-b
Comments: Cf. also Av. Andal. c̣:uj 'woman'. The Av. word for woman, č̣:užu, is a compound (with assimilation) < *c̣:u + žo (žo 'thing'), lit. 'female being'. The word is isolated in Av., but has reliable external parallels. Av. > Bezht., Gunz. c̣ujab 'female'.

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